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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.1,742
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message2,856
Changing your email address and/or password?3,556
Changing your user/login name6,656
Created a username; did not receive a password4,405
How can I donate to Briar Press3,728
How to contact a Briar Press member7,044
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,794
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box3,939
Solving login problems12,820
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,585
Why won't my photos upload?4,091
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps3,869
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,829
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,463
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,311
Using ornaments on your computer24,162
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,155
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad16,012
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 2,970
Paying for your ad: you decide4,738
Posting a classified ad: eligibility20,702
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,489
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,540
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,803
Founders, sources, acknowledgements17,062
How to edit your Press Names listing1,806
Introduction to the International Register4,059
My press name was declined. Why?2,471
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,568
Register the name of your private press40,713
Register: frequently asked questions7,100
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,053
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 3,907
How to contact a listing owner4,240
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,042
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,500
Discussion posting guidelines3,211
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,315
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,547
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value40,582
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers11,840
Buying type: new or used?31,860
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment41,760
Measuring the size of a press8,367
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction47,762
Printing terminology and parts14,344
The California job case27,303