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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.3,521
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message4,583
Changing your email address and/or password?5,253
Changing your user/login name8,421
Created a username; did not receive a password5,977
How can I donate to Briar Press5,182
How to contact a Briar Press member8,895
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?3,325
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box5,469
Solving login problems15,532
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums5,182
Why won't my photos upload?5,742
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,645
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets7,449
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use18,808
Using ornaments on a letterpress22,636
Using ornaments on your computer28,212
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)7,052
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad21,626
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 4,560
Paying for your ad: you decide6,488
Posting a classified ad: eligibility26,621
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers24,034
When your classified ad is declined or not published6,321
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings5,488
Founders, sources, acknowledgements21,913
How to edit your Press Names listing3,563
Introduction to the International Register5,661
My press name was declined. Why?4,068
Prop cards: their purpose and format15,103
Register the name of your private press48,727
Register: frequently asked questions10,008
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,654
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 5,191
How to contact a listing owner5,717
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,710
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,822
Discussion posting guidelines4,452
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,687
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)6,010
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value52,306
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers15,989
Buying type: new or used?40,523
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment56,089
Measuring the size of a press10,911
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction65,236
Printing terminology and parts18,042
The California job case34,845