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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.2,499
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,618
Changing your email address and/or password?4,276
Changing your user/login name7,425
Created a username; did not receive a password5,121
How can I donate to Briar Press4,325
How to contact a Briar Press member7,830
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,423
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,586
Solving login problems14,034
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,202
Why won't my photos upload?4,810
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,617
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,516
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,044
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,693
Using ornaments on your computer26,007
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,908
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,099
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,622
Paying for your ad: you decide5,447
Posting a classified ad: eligibility22,912
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,507
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,267
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,517
Founders, sources, acknowledgements18,983
How to edit your Press Names listing2,526
Introduction to the International Register4,726
My press name was declined. Why?3,130
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,091
Register the name of your private press44,224
Register: frequently asked questions8,061
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,779
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,485
How to contact a listing owner4,822
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,705
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,071
Discussion posting guidelines3,750
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,914
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,151
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value45,994
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,487
Buying type: new or used?35,502
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment47,058
Measuring the size of a press9,474
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction55,544
Printing terminology and parts16,146
The California job case30,425