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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.1,014
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,209
Changing your email address and/or password?2,814
Changing your user/login name5,727
Created a username; did not receive a password3,709
How can I donate to Briar Press3,134
How to contact a Briar Press member6,341
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,284
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,291
Solving login problems11,329
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,005
Why won't my photos upload?3,367
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,249
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,234
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use13,537
Using ornaments on a letterpress17,664
Using ornaments on your computer21,846
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)4,355
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad13,346
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,385
Paying for your ad: you decide4,048
Posting a classified ad: eligibility17,930
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers12,966
When your classified ad is declined or not published3,919
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,236
Founders, sources, acknowledgements15,089
How to edit your Press Names listing1,210
Introduction to the International Register3,456
My press name was declined. Why?1,845
Prop cards: their purpose and format9,607
Register the name of your private press30,551
Register: frequently asked questions6,036
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings3,423
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,422
How to contact a listing owner3,727
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages2,454
Posting a free listing: eligibility3,972
Discussion posting guidelines2,711
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums2,816
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,003
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value34,103
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers10,244
Buying type: new or used?27,471
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment34,815
Measuring the size of a press7,412
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction38,555
Printing terminology and parts12,076
The California job case23,820