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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.2,423
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,562
Changing your email address and/or password?4,224
Changing your user/login name7,359
Created a username; did not receive a password5,072
How can I donate to Briar Press4,280
How to contact a Briar Press member7,764
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?2,365
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,539
Solving login problems13,949
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums4,151
Why won't my photos upload?4,754
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,552
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets6,457
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use16,921
Using ornaments on a letterpress20,581
Using ornaments on your computer25,874
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,842
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad17,940
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,579
Paying for your ad: you decide5,381
Posting a classified ad: eligibility22,749
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers17,380
When your classified ad is declined or not published5,215
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings4,463
Founders, sources, acknowledgements18,813
How to edit your Press Names listing2,471
Introduction to the International Register4,668
My press name was declined. Why?3,075
Prop cards: their purpose and format12,971
Register the name of your private press43,997
Register: frequently asked questions7,986
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,725
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,430
How to contact a listing owner4,779
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,643
Posting a free listing: eligibility5,023
Discussion posting guidelines3,708
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,875
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)5,099
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value45,531
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers13,349
Buying type: new or used?35,252
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment46,630
Measuring the size of a press9,393
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction54,836
Printing terminology and parts16,027
The California job case30,148