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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.2,709
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,824
Changing your email address and/or password?4,457
Changing your user/login name7,612
Created a username; did not receive a password5,300
How can I donate to Briar Press4,496
How to contact a Briar Press member8,031
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,578
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,759
Solving login problems14,332
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,380
Why won't my photos upload?4,978
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,836
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,702
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,411
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,107
Using ornaments on your computer26,489
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,121
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad18,934
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,800
Paying for your ad: you decide5,639
Posting a classified ad: eligibility23,799
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers18,267
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,491
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,710
Founders, sources, acknowledgements19,664
How to edit your Press Names listing2,731
Introduction to the International Register4,907
My press name was declined. Why?3,329
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,554
Register the name of your private press45,233
Register: frequently asked questions8,377
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,970
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,639
How to contact a listing owner5,005
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,888
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,200
Discussion posting guidelines3,893
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,064
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,337
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value47,624
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,021
Buying type: new or used?36,618
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment49,387
Measuring the size of a press9,822
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction57,902
Printing terminology and parts16,595
The California job case31,519