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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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View Monte Pittman's profile

How much promotion do you do on social media?

04-19-2017 02:23 AM by Monte Pittman

I have had my work on Facebook for a few years, but never really promoted it....

19 04-20-2017 10:35 PM
View CustomCab48's profile

Cabinetmaker relocating to Atlanta

04-04-2017 03:51 PM by CustomCab48

What’s up everyone, Im a cabinet maker (semi custom to custom) out of ...

0 04-04-2017 03:51 PM
View MikeUT's profile

Need advice for craft show marketing

04-03-2017 03:07 PM by MikeUT

Hey Guys, My wife and a few buddies convinced me to open an Instagram acco...

3 04-03-2017 09:52 PM
View jbay's profile

(closed) Worthless

03-25-2017 07:36 PM by jbay

Worthless Post!Removed

4 03-29-2017 09:56 PM
View jeffswildwood's profile

Time to change my ways

03-24-2017 08:51 PM by jeffswildwood

Twice now I have took an order from friends, ect, built the project after buy...

34 03-28-2017 04:59 PM
View William Shelley's profile

Recouping costs for hobbyist tool purchases...?

03-07-2017 08:25 PM by William Shelley

Hi all, I’m firmly in the “hobbyist” woodworker camp cur...

22 03-15-2017 04:07 PM
View Timthetoolman1970's profile

Starting out.

12-02-2016 11:07 PM by Timthetoolman1970

I just signed up for the site. I surfed in looking for cutting board ideas. I...

5 03-14-2017 12:23 AM
View TObenhuber's profile

All Wood Construction Vs Metal Fasteners

03-12-2017 10:09 PM by TObenhuber

I have fairly recently started selling some of my work on the local online ya...

13 03-13-2017 10:34 AM
View mision56's profile

Woodshop Teachers Perspective

03-09-2017 07:28 PM by mision56

Hey all, not a specific advice question here, more an open inquiry. I’m...

2 03-10-2017 02:25 PM
View Yonak's profile

Woodworker needed in Atlanta area

03-06-2017 08:24 PM by Yonak

Golden Hands, Inc., a supplier to sewing, ironing, seamstress, tailoring, dre...

2 03-09-2017 10:08 PM
View TungOil's profile

The resurgence in fine furniture- truth or myth?

03-09-2017 06:11 PM by TungOil

A few weeks ago I was reading an article, I don’t recall where or what ...

2 03-09-2017 06:30 PM
View Ted78's profile

Seeking general commission advice

03-08-2017 04:10 AM by Ted78

I’m pretty new to the getting paid for your woodworking game. A friend...

10 03-09-2017 02:46 AM
View svon89's profile

My son wants to make and sell items.

03-06-2017 04:45 PM by svon89

Ok, backstory. I am a carpenter, and have been woodworking for about 20 year...

6 03-08-2017 03:33 AM
View SonnyB's profile

Are you a skilled craftsman in need of some extra work?

02-22-2017 09:18 PM by SonnyB

Do you have your own workshop?Do you have the experience to make shaker style...

9 02-25-2017 04:06 PM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Great article about Toronto woodworking co-op and classes

02-25-2017 03:38 PM by HowardInToronto

Hi all - This article is in Canada’s largest newspaper and I thought...

0 02-25-2017 03:38 PM
View dansnow's profile

Looking for suggestions on estimating hours

02-24-2017 04:34 PM by dansnow

Hi everyone. I’ve been making and selling wooden toys and gifts for a f...

7 02-25-2017 02:52 PM
View Sean32084's profile

Farmstyle reclaimed coffee table

02-18-2017 09:35 PM by Sean32084

2 02-19-2017 12:04 AM
View McFly's profile

Any Union guys out there?

02-14-2017 03:39 PM by McFly

While I enjoy working as a bench carpenter in a custom shop, the cash is̷...

46 02-17-2017 01:40 AM
View Kingchristo's profile

Business idea

02-11-2017 11:13 PM by Kingchristo

I’ve got someone that will give me old bar tables and chairs and they h...

8 02-14-2017 09:05 PM
View jtp79's profile

Red oak countertop

12-28-2016 04:17 AM by jtp79

Curious what you guys would charge for something like this or what you think ...

6 01-27-2017 05:46 PM

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