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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 mcg1990's profile

I've been asked to do a career's day at my local middle school, but..

04-09-2015 02:33 AM by mcg1990

Back story – My Wife’s a teacher, we live in Tennessee, I’m...

7 04-10-2015 04:45 AM
View Aculous's profile

Where to start? Need some advice

04-08-2015 03:19 AM by Aculous

Well…so a little background. I have worked in Computers and for the man...

28 04-09-2015 03:52 PM
View Core2's profile

Wall rack/shelf. What can I get for it?

03-17-2015 06:34 PM by Core2

What would you sell this for? I still have to complete it. a coat of red pain...

4 04-07-2015 11:28 PM
View MalcolmLaurel's profile

Scam or ???

04-06-2015 11:19 PM by MalcolmLaurel

I just received an email today, to the email address on my website. Funny th...

14 04-07-2015 03:48 AM
View Ashus's profile

Sharing a Kickstarter on LJs?

04-02-2015 05:03 PM by Ashus

Hey LJs, I’m planning to run a Kickstarter campaign for a product li...

12 04-03-2015 05:00 PM
View David Drummond's profile

Cabinet shop looking for new hire...

04-01-2015 03:36 AM by David Drummond

Ill keep this short and sweet… I am looking for input on how to find ne...

19 04-02-2015 01:20 PM
View pashley's profile

Chocolate cake and the woodworker

02-03-2015 02:30 PM by pashley

What can you learn about the pricing of a chocolate cake – and how to p...

17 03-31-2015 08:55 PM
View WiddershinsJoinery's profile

Woodworking Business Plan

03-27-2015 12:24 AM by WiddershinsJoinery

I am the Operations Manager for a Developers Cooperative and it was brought t...

12 03-28-2015 01:32 PM
View George_SA's profile

Can money really compensate what goes into woodworking?

03-23-2015 06:34 PM by George_SA

29 03-24-2015 05:38 PM
View barringerfurniture's profile

Anybody know if you need a contractor's license to build and sell cabinet doors/drawers in CA

11-21-2014 12:58 AM by barringerfurniture

Would it just be a C-6 like a cabinet and millwork contractor? I know a lot o...

5 03-20-2015 04:28 AM
View americancanuck's profile

Would like some input on selling on Etsy

02-17-2015 01:16 PM by americancanuck

I am giving some consideration to selling on line and would appreciate anyone...

6 03-19-2015 07:55 PM
View Tony_S's profile

What makes a 'damn good woodworker'?

01-23-2015 11:47 AM by Tony_S

All business aspects aside (that’s a different world all together).What...

95 03-18-2015 05:21 PM
View mcg1990's profile

Big box store pro account - Home Depot vs Lowes

03-02-2015 04:09 PM by mcg1990

I know I know, real carpenters don’t use these amateur warehouses, but ...

15 03-10-2015 02:26 AM
View mortalwombat's profile

Selling furniture as a hobby

03-04-2015 08:00 PM by mortalwombat

I apologize if this has been asked already, but I couldn’t find it when...

19 03-07-2015 12:18 AM
View Mike Gager's profile

How do you store your for sale items?

03-06-2015 04:21 PM by Mike Gager

those of you that sell stuff online or at shows, how/where do you store the i...

6 03-06-2015 10:29 PM
View tncraftsman's profile

Furniture Repair Training

03-06-2015 02:13 PM by tncraftsman

Lately, I’ve had several requests for repair and finishing work. I usu...

1 03-06-2015 03:16 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Branding Irons - thoughts on "Hand Crafted By"

02-27-2015 02:23 PM by Keith Kelly

I’m not going bigtime with woodworking, but I’m making a few pizz...

11 03-03-2015 06:40 AM
View mcg1990's profile

Personal question - how do you separate your money for taxes?

03-02-2015 08:51 PM by mcg1990

I’ve just gotten my business licenses, EIN, sales tax all official so t...

7 03-03-2015 03:34 AM
View woodworkerforchrist's profile

Adirondack Chairs

03-02-2015 03:19 PM by woodworkerforchrist

Good morning Ya’ll!! So now I am trying to find a bigger item that sell...

2 03-02-2015 05:50 PM
View wiser1934's profile

pricing your work

02-22-2014 03:54 AM by wiser1934

i have been told i price too low for what i sell. have no idea of how much to...

29 03-02-2015 04:47 PM

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