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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.2,935
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,019
Changing your email address and/or password?4,673
Changing your user/login name7,850
Created a username; did not receive a password5,476
How can I donate to Briar Press4,678
How to contact a Briar Press member8,287
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,774
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,961
Solving login problems14,682
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,586
Why won't my photos upload?5,199
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,088
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,923
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,808
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,522
Using ornaments on your computer26,992
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,406
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,869
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,016
Paying for your ad: you decide5,856
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,804
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers19,807
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,742
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,943
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,341
How to edit your Press Names listing2,968
Introduction to the International Register5,094
My press name was declined. Why?3,553
Prop cards: their purpose and format14,040
Register the name of your private press46,157
Register: frequently asked questions8,811
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,181
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,784
How to contact a listing owner5,190
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,106
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,375
Discussion posting guidelines4,033
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,247
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,527
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value49,217
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,625
Buying type: new or used?37,886
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment51,650
Measuring the size of a press10,151
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction60,380
Printing terminology and parts17,031
The California job case32,519