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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 pa7rick's profile

Is my method sound?

01-12-2015 03:39 AM by pa7rick

I am new to this forum and am glad to now be a part of what seems like a know...

9 01-13-2015 02:41 AM
View Monte Pittman's profile

2014 in review, hard but going in the right direction.

01-01-2015 12:45 PM by Monte Pittman

One year ago I was coming from what I considered to be a rough year. But I fe...

33 01-08-2015 02:41 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

What does everyone make/sell for craft shows?

01-06-2015 08:29 PM by PhillipRCW

I’m sure this has been asked a million times by now, but I am going to ...

24 01-07-2015 11:05 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Going to be doing my first craft show

07-23-2014 10:32 PM by Gixxerjoe04

So I know craft shows aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I figured...

33 01-06-2015 11:40 PM
View farmbeet's profile

Making & Selling Handcrafted Clothespins

01-15-2014 02:29 PM by farmbeet

Hello, This is my first post to these forums. I’ve worked 25+ ye...

39 01-06-2015 01:17 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Trademark Question

01-06-2015 02:55 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So i have a question someone hopefully might know the answer to. I make the ...

5 01-06-2015 07:36 AM
View pashley's profile

New Maker's Mark

11-06-2013 06:01 PM by pashley

My first batch of engraved brass plates for my work; Patrick has arrived! ...

11 01-05-2015 03:45 PM
View BlueVine's profile

Small business insurance

07-31-2014 04:13 AM by BlueVine

Hey guys. I am starting to sell some of my goods at farmers markets around to...

14 12-31-2014 06:07 AM
View UncannyValleyWoods's profile

"It's too nice to use..." *slaps forehead*

12-10-2013 12:05 AM by UncannyValleyWoods

Had a very good day at my first craft fair, but one over arching theme seemed...

48 12-31-2014 05:57 AM
View nate22's profile

Selling on eBay

10-11-2014 06:39 PM by nate22

I was thinking maybe of putting my signs on eBay. Would it be a good idea or...

3 12-20-2014 06:49 PM
View Rob's profile

Selling and Collecting Sales Tax

12-19-2014 12:34 AM by Rob

I’m going to retire in 2 years and my wife will retire in just under 3 ...

9 12-19-2014 10:49 PM
View Dabcan's profile

Craft Shows, Share you're Advice!

11-10-2014 02:51 PM by Dabcan

Hi Everyone, Since it is craft show season, I thought we could start a thr...

51 12-10-2014 06:36 PM
View snowgoer's profile

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

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