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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.2,990
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,058
Changing your email address and/or password?4,723
Changing your user/login name7,895
Created a username; did not receive a password5,516
How can I donate to Briar Press4,712
How to contact a Briar Press member8,330
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,814
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,996
Solving login problems14,759
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,627
Why won't my photos upload?5,246
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,132
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,964
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,876
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,604
Using ornaments on your computer27,085
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,443
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad20,013
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,051
Paying for your ad: you decide5,897
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,960
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers20,198
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,782
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,983
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,463
How to edit your Press Names listing3,008
Introduction to the International Register5,125
My press name was declined. Why?3,597
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,120
Register the name of your private press46,310
Register: frequently asked questions8,883
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,217
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,815
How to contact a listing owner5,231
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,149
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,410
Discussion posting guidelines4,058
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,280
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,560
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value49,485
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,725
Buying type: new or used?38,077
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment52,040
Measuring the size of a press10,219
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction60,740
Printing terminology and parts17,106
The California job case32,706