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If you are selling your work, then you have entered a woodworking dimension with added complexity and stress. If you would like to discuss with other professionally-minded woodworkers topics such as: estimating, taxes, insurance, record keeping, photography, brochures, jury applications, taking credit cards, finding skilled help, sales, marketing, and a host of other issues, then this is the Forum for you.

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How much money down do you ask for before scheduling, beginning a project?

07-30-2018 01:29 PM by 1thumb

Not asking about $10k custom pieces, but built-ins, cabinets, custom closets,...

19 01-17-2019 07:44 PM
View trsnider's profile

amount of inventory for 1st craft show

01-11-2019 03:58 PM by trsnider

I’m thinking about selling bread boards, pizza peels, and possibility ...

7 01-11-2019 09:00 PM
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View Underdog's profile

I need to sell these Model T cars and Trucks - Suggestions?

12-13-2018 10:59 PM by Underdog

So I made nine of these Model T cars and Trucks just for fun, and now I need ...

4 12-16-2018 07:03 PM
View NY_Rocking_Chairs's profile

Liability Insurance

12-02-2018 04:57 PM by NY_Rocking_Chairs

Now that the kids are pretty much fending for themselves I am going to be sta...

12 12-03-2018 01:44 PM
View dungbeetledad's profile

Need a Woodworker

04-23-2018 03:44 PM by dungbeetledad

Looking for a woodworker who can build some scanner stands for me. Hoping fo...

2 12-03-2018 12:45 PM
View Bryan Cramer's profile

Using Etsy as an Online Store?

11-28-2018 08:55 PM by Bryan Cramer

I make furniture part time, well seasonally, but that’s a story for ano...

10 11-29-2018 04:48 PM
View JohnGreco's profile

Pens at Craft Fairs

05-22-2011 11:30 PM by JohnGreco

Hi LJ’s, I have a question (or 2) about selling pens at craft fairs. I&...

19 11-22-2018 07:20 PM
View WoodDragon's profile

Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act on testing/certification of toys

11-11-2018 04:53 PM by WoodDragon

Hello everyone, I’m new here, apologies if I’m posting this in...

6 11-12-2018 08:05 PM
View CWWoodworking's profile

How do you make an app?

11-08-2018 12:06 PM by CWWoodworking

I would like an app for my stores to use for pricing, options, and orders. ...

19 11-12-2018 12:17 AM
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Glueing up panels for legs

11-06-2018 09:17 PM by CWWoodworking

I use 5/4 oak for a specific leg. I don’t use that size for anything else. so...

5 11-08-2018 01:56 PM
View Jonathan's profile

Paying Project: I need tables built for my wine store in Denver, CO!

10-23-2018 11:09 PM by Jonathan

Calling all Denver, CO woodworkers! I run a boutique wine shop in Lower Downt...

0 10-23-2018 11:09 PM
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03-26-2018 10:28 PM by docspencer

A local guy contacted me and wants me to help him build a coffee table. Or as...

32 10-20-2018 04:52 AM
View MikeyCZ's profile

Is the customer always right? Am I in the wrong?

10-05-2018 03:17 AM by MikeyCZ

I apologise in advance for the long post. If you can make it all the way thru...

54 10-15-2018 04:46 PM
View Andrew714's profile

Professional cabinetry advice

10-09-2018 02:54 PM by Andrew714

I have had a strong woodworking hobby for 3-4 years now, and I’m giving...

2 10-09-2018 06:06 PM
View Rayne's profile

Cheap, but good, plywood from Home Depot (Pine Ply)

02-08-2015 07:06 PM by Rayne

I don’t know if anyone has heard of this, but some Home Depots are carr...

59 10-09-2018 09:29 AM
View MJClark's profile

Profession or Hobby

09-27-2018 01:15 PM by MJClark

Last night I started reading the book Handcrafted which talked about how Clin...

25 10-01-2018 03:41 PM
View KiritoTanaka's profile

how should i sell large projects

08-21-2018 11:06 AM by KiritoTanaka

I’m a 16 year old woodworker, I’ve been doing it for two years an...

12 09-09-2018 10:16 PM
View Smadison11's profile

Outsourcing Woodwork

07-19-2018 12:40 PM by Smadison11

I have a wood sign making business and we are very busy in the summer. How ca...

22 09-09-2018 01:12 AM
View Harry4386's profile

Business question

07-18-2018 03:34 PM by Harry4386

Hey guys, new here, first post. I am going to be starting a woodworking busin...

32 09-08-2018 03:00 PM

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