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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.1,919
General technical questions
Briar Press outages & Internal Server Error message3,049
Changing your email address and/or password?3,746
Changing your user/login name6,854
Created a username; did not receive a password4,567
How can I donate to Briar Press3,880
How to contact a Briar Press member7,217
My email was removed from my ad or listing. Why?1,950
No reply from listing owner to message I left in comment box4,121
Solving login problems13,113
Uploading photos to Briar Press ads, listings and forums3,729
Why won't my photos upload?4,254
Cuts & Caps
Creating shop aprons and other items with our Cuts and Caps4,049
How to request special cuts or entire alphabets5,995
Licenses for personal, commercial, and non-profit use15,880
Using ornaments on a letterpress19,643
Using ornaments on your computer24,577
Letterpress Classifieds
How do I get my ad at the top of the list? (Sticky ads)5,338
How to place, edit or remove a classified ad16,543
My ad was Sticky. Why did it disappear? 3,132
Paying for your ad: you decide4,909
Posting a classified ad: eligibility21,314
Recognizing scams and suspicious offers15,964
When your classified ad is declined or not published4,709
International Register of Press Names
Adding comments to Press Names listings3,959
Founders, sources, acknowledgements17,462
How to edit your Press Names listing1,970
Introduction to the International Register4,218
My press name was declined. Why?2,635
Prop cards: their purpose and format11,922
Register the name of your private press41,808
Register: frequently asked questions7,355
Printer's Yellow Pages
Adding feedback to the Yellow Pages listings4,231
How to claim ownership and edit a listing 4,036
How to contact a listing owner4,383
How to edit your listing in the Printer's Yellow Pages3,191
Posting a free listing: eligibility4,629
Discussion posting guidelines3,335
How to report spam posts in the Discussion forums3,445
Subscribing to a discussion topic (disabled)4,688
Presses and printing
Beginner's guide to buying a letterpress: parts, repair, value41,956
Buying rollers, replacing old rollers12,226
Buying type: new or used?32,796
Determining the value of a press and other printing equipment43,081
Measuring the size of a press8,620
Press manuals: parts, care, and instruction49,495
Printing terminology and parts14,847
The California job case28,073