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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.1,233
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,361
Changing your email address and/or password?2,997
Changing your user/login name6,059
Created a username; did not receive a password3,948
How can I donate to Briar Press3,294
How to contact a Briar Press member6,534
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,432
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,500
Solving login problems11,912
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,174
Why won't my photos upload?3,599
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,415
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,406
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,950
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,214
Using ornaments on your computer22,509
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,573
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad14,259
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,546
Paying for your ad: you decide4,246
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,910
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,931
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,088
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,385
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,749
How to edit your Press Names listing1,377
Introduction to the International Register3,638
My press name was declined. Why?2,025
Prop cards: their purpose and format10,088
Register the name of your private press34,597
Register: frequently asked questions6,392
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,571
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,544
How to contact a listing owner3,862
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,604
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,113
Discussion posting guidelines2,854
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,946
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,139
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value36,088
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,725
Buying type: new or used?28,926
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment36,950
Measuring the size of a press7,715
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction41,547
Printing terminology and parts12,772
The California job case24,907