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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.2,873
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,969
Changing your email address and/or password?4,616
Changing your user/login name7,780
Created a username; did not receive a password5,427
How can I donate to Briar Press4,624
How to contact a Briar Press member8,215
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,722
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,907
Solving login problems14,607
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,525
Why won't my photos upload?5,136
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps5,027
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,869
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use17,713
Using ornaments on a letterpress21,442
Using ornaments on your computer26,885
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)6,342
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad19,681
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,958
Paying for your ad: you decide5,800
Posting a classified ad: eligibility24,618
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers19,292
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,681
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,891
Founders, sources, acknowledgements20,189
How to edit your Press Names listing2,904
Introduction to the International Register5,050
My press name was declined. Why?3,496
Prop cards: their purpose and format13,937
Register the name of your private press45,956
Register: frequently asked questions8,717
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings5,130
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,745
How to contact a listing owner5,138
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages4,050
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,331
Discussion posting guidelines3,996
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums4,199
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,482
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value48,923
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers14,489
Buying type: new or used?37,626
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment51,203
Measuring the size of a press10,080
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction59,935
Printing terminology and parts16,938
The California job case32,313