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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.5,512
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message6,294
Changing your email address and/or password?7,095
Changing your user/login name10,310
Created a username; did not receive a password7,776
How can I donate to Briar Press6,772
How to contact a Briar Press member10,821
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?4,884
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box7,085
Solving login problems18,276
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums7,103
Why won't my photos upload?7,669
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps7,517
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets9,306
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use21,422
Using ornaments on a letterpress25,404
Using ornaments on your computer31,301
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)9,023
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad26,071
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 6,272
Paying for your ad: you decide8,458
Posting a classified ad: eligibility31,603
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers28,629
When your classified ad is declined or not published8,176
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings7,235
Founders, sources, acknowledgements27,210
How to edit your Press Names listing5,305
Introduction to the International Register7,277
My press name was declined. Why?5,902
Prop cards: their purpose and format18,403
Register the name of your private press55,026
Register: frequently asked questions13,278
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings7,347
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 6,555
How to contact a listing owner7,316
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages6,566
Posting a free listing: eligibility7,288
Discussion posting guidelines5,904
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums6,152
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)7,565
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value60,605
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers20,840
Buying type: new or used?47,021
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment67,871
Measuring the size of a press13,691
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction78,063
Printing terminology and parts21,212
The California job case41,346