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The staff at Briar Press consists of just two people. We’ll try to respond to your problems and inquiries, but we hope to address some of them in the help pages below. If your question isn’t answered here, consider posting it in this Discussion topic.

About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.1,838
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,962
Changing your email address and/or password?3,668
Changing your user/login name6,747
Created a username; did not receive a password4,483
How can I donate to Briar Press3,813
How to contact a Briar Press member7,127
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,878
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,034
Solving login problems12,972
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,668
Why won't my photos upload?4,172
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,962
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,909
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,676
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,460
Using ornaments on your computer24,359
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,248
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad16,269
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,053
Paying for your ad: you decide4,818
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,988
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,720
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,622
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,876
Founders, sources, acknowledgements17,243
How to edit your Press Names listing1,901
Introduction to the International Register4,144
My press name was declined. Why?2,568
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,760
Register the name of your private press41,247
Register: frequently asked questions7,220
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,141
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,971
How to contact a listing owner4,331
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,119
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,569
Discussion posting guidelines3,285
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,390
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,622
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value41,237
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers12,030
Buying type: new or used?32,275
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment42,404
Measuring the size of a press8,473
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction48,566
Printing terminology and parts14,582
The California job case27,674