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About Briar PressViews
New here? Help us help you.7,300
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message7,887
Changing your email address and/or password?9,016
Changing your user/login name12,082
Created a username; did not receive a password9,866
How can I donate to Briar Press8,388
How to contact a Briar Press member13,956
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?6,219
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box8,688
Solving login problems21,110
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums17,792
Why won't my photos upload?9,230
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps9,194
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets10,754
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use23,164
Using ornaments on a letterpress27,851
Using ornaments on your computer33,332
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)10,645
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad29,799
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 7,755
Paying for your ad: you decide10,126
Posting a classified ad: eligibility35,961
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers32,794
When your classified ad is declined or not published9,896
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings8,682
Founders, sources, acknowledgements31,084
How to edit your Press Names listing6,727
Introduction to the International Register8,600
My press name was declined. Why?7,342
Prop cards: their purpose and format20,843
Register the name of your private press58,608
Register: frequently asked questions15,592
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings9,656
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 7,701
How to contact a listing owner9,784
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages8,033
Posting a free listing: eligibility8,503
Discussion posting guidelines7,336
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums7,582
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)9,048
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value65,974
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers24,261
Buying type: new or used?52,234
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment76,862
Measuring the size of a press16,444
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction84,203
Printing terminology and parts23,265
The California job case46,098