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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.3,165
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,232
Changing your email address and/or password?4,899
Changing your user/login name8,079
Created a username; did not receive a password5,650
How can I donate to Briar Press4,880
How to contact a Briar Press member8,514
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,991
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,158
Solving login problems15,045
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,837
Why won't my photos upload?5,418
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,296
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,121
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,176
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,957
Using ornaments on your computer27,451
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,669
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad20,769
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,224
Paying for your ad: you decide6,114
Posting a classified ad: eligibility25,721
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers22,120
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,982
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,155
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,982
How to edit your Press Names listing3,190
Introduction to the International Register5,294
My press name was declined. Why?3,766
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,491
Register the name of your private press47,318
Register: frequently asked questions9,262
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,355
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,930
How to contact a listing owner5,392
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,315
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,535
Discussion posting guidelines4,179
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,418
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,712
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value50,566
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers15,230
Buying type: new or used?39,151
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment53,699
Measuring the size of a press10,471
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction62,638
Printing terminology and parts17,434
The California job case33,555