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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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pricing work

12-07-2014 02:39 PM by snowgoer

I saw a post this morning that struck a nerve. The guy went on to say that he...

27 12-09-2014 01:03 PM
View Matthew's profile

How to charge for finishing materials

12-06-2014 11:42 PM by Matthew

Lumberjocks, I am trying to get a good quote together for a customer that ...

4 12-07-2014 02:34 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Anyone use Uship?

12-01-2014 06:17 PM by yellowtruck75

Has anyone used Uship? If so what has your experience been like. I am biddi...

5 12-02-2014 01:29 AM
View Bliss Woodshop's profile

Sharing shop and insurance

11-27-2014 06:26 PM by Bliss Woodshop

I have an opportunity to share a shop with some one whom I have known for a f...

11 11-28-2014 09:41 PM
View Mr M's Woodshop's profile

Selling Online

11-23-2014 08:37 PM by Mr M's Woodshop

I’m looking for a good solution to sell my work onilne … as well ...

8 11-24-2014 04:42 AM
View woodworker33's profile

Outsourcing Woodworking

11-21-2014 11:12 PM by woodworker33

I handcraft small home decor wood products and recently my business is starti...

3 11-23-2014 05:37 PM
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Our Google Plus listing...

11-14-2014 11:10 PM by ,

OK, so as a small shop owner, we must be either good at or decent at a lot of...

13 11-16-2014 08:08 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Credit card swipes on cell phone

01-17-2011 05:13 PM by yellowtruck75

Does any one use any of the apps and devices to accept credit cards on their ...

24 11-14-2014 09:12 PM
View Dallas's profile

A Way to figure what you should charge.

11-11-2014 09:25 PM by Dallas

While I don’t subscribe to this complete formula, it makes more sense t...

19 11-14-2014 12:29 AM
View mporter's profile

Consignment shops

11-10-2014 01:43 AM by mporter

Can any jocks give me the names of any decent consignment shops in their area...

5 11-12-2014 12:28 AM
View RussellAP's profile

For those who make money at woodworking

03-07-2014 07:36 PM by RussellAP

I think I’ll stop giving detailed estimates. From now on I’m goin...

59 11-09-2014 06:32 PM
View Joseph Jossem's profile

Are you serious?

10-29-2014 04:25 PM by Joseph Jossem

I run a lumber mill and sometimes cut for other people.The majority are good ...

21 11-03-2014 03:04 AM
View Boxguy's profile

Electronic Music Box Movements

07-20-2014 08:28 AM by Boxguy

Does anyone have a good source for buying digital music box movements that ha...

11 10-27-2014 08:18 PM
View Brad's profile

Estimate for Cabinet Hardware Redo

10-25-2014 02:53 AM by Brad

I’m sorta at a loss on what to charge a customer. The customer has 46 c...

1 10-25-2014 03:09 AM
View woodworkingdrew's profile

Random question

10-20-2014 03:51 AM by woodworkingdrew

I was wondering if anyone has ever considered doing a woodworking business on...

12 10-20-2014 11:09 PM
View Chris Wright's profile

Calling woodworkers in Maine

07-15-2014 06:28 PM by Chris Wright

My family and I are planning to move to Maine (either the Brewer/Bangor or Be...

4 10-20-2014 02:10 PM
View Loren's profile (online now)

re: production curved laminate parts

10-16-2014 02:35 AM by Loren

I just got an inquiry about making a lot of curvedparts, all the same. A lot....

8 10-16-2014 04:10 PM
View nate22's profile

Selling on internet, or in stores, or at shows.

10-11-2014 06:36 PM by nate22

I am starting to sell my signs and I was curious what the best ways was to do...

7 10-15-2014 04:50 AM
View JerrodMcCrary's profile

Shipping supplies for your items

10-03-2014 05:47 PM by JerrodMcCrary

I have been looking for shipping supplies and was wandering what other Lumber...

17 10-12-2014 02:10 PM
View barringerfurniture's profile

Best and Worst States/Locales for Small Business and Why?

10-11-2014 04:20 PM by barringerfurniture

This post was inspired by a previous post by someone else, concerning whether...

8 10-11-2014 10:02 PM

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