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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.1,179
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,324
Changing your email address and/or password?2,950
Changing your user/login name5,973
Created a username; did not receive a password3,895
How can I donate to Briar Press3,249
How to contact a Briar Press member6,485
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,396
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,439
Solving login problems11,795
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,130
Why won't my photos upload?3,521
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,367
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,358
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,806
Using ornaments on a letterpress18,039
Using ornaments on your computer22,313
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,525
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,997
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,500
Paying for your ad: you decide4,193
Posting a classified ad: eligibility18,650
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers13,682
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,043
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,348
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,538
How to edit your Press Names listing1,335
Introduction to the International Register3,583
My press name was declined. Why?1,977
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,923
Register the name of your private press33,478
Register: frequently asked questions6,285
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,532
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,511
How to contact a listing owner3,827
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,560
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,067
Discussion posting guidelines2,812
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,910
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,101
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value35,456
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,556
Buying type: new or used?28,497
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment36,355
Measuring the size of a press7,613
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction40,736
Printing terminology and parts12,541
The California job case24,591