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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 Gixxerjoe04's profile

Got an unhappy customer

06-02-2014 02:00 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So I’ve been selling some small stuff on etsy, with pallet wine racks b...

53 06-10-2014 01:38 AM
View ,'s profile

Oh to be the Child of a Cabinet Shop :)

06-07-2014 04:31 AM by ,

Growing up I recall working hard in a family owned 2 acre garden with a hand ...

21 06-08-2014 07:26 PM
View TCCcabinetmaker's profile

Cashier's checks?

06-05-2014 06:37 PM by TCCcabinetmaker

Would you except a cashier’s check for an item you had listed on craigs...

28 06-08-2014 02:01 AM
View ,'s profile

Mitered door Kitchen - Alder stained

06-01-2014 10:22 PM by ,

I am going to add this project here for my friends to see. I will also put i...

12 06-04-2014 02:32 AM
View MalcolmLaurel's profile

Shipping a glass tabletop

04-18-2014 09:27 PM by MalcolmLaurel

I’m building a couple of coffee tables with glass tops. I haven’...

12 06-02-2014 04:24 PM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Food for thought re pricing and you clients

04-18-2014 01:22 AM by HowardInToronto

You might need to “copy-and-paste” the link to this video –...

20 06-02-2014 01:46 PM
View Shawn Masterson's profile

anyone heard of kat creek guitars

04-24-2014 03:06 AM by Shawn Masterson

I have my “6 artdeco delta jointer on CL. Today I was contacted by Kat...

9 06-01-2014 02:34 PM
View MikeinSC's profile

Kickstarter project: pens and a question.

05-14-2014 02:55 PM by MikeinSC

Hello everyone, I’ve recently started a project on Kickstarter. It̵...

9 05-30-2014 11:00 PM
View NewEnglandsWoodWorks's profile

Business Degree or North Bennet Street School

05-28-2014 11:54 PM by NewEnglandsWoodWorks

Hi, I’m a 17 year old woodworker from Massachusetts and am stuck in ...

22 05-29-2014 11:22 PM
View JayG46's profile

Purchasing An Enclosed Trailer

05-22-2014 10:38 PM by JayG46

Hello fellow jocks. I’m considering purchasing an enclosed trailer for ...

15 05-24-2014 02:53 AM
View pashley's profile

The Goldilocks Strategy

12-20-2013 02:37 PM by pashley

What can the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears teach us about marke...

3 05-22-2014 10:55 AM
View ADHDan's profile

Friend looking for cabinet doors in Twin Cities

05-16-2014 04:08 PM by ADHDan

I have a friend who is refacing his cabinets and would like to purchase prema...

2 05-16-2014 11:43 PM
View CalebD's profile

turning a baseball bat out of white oak

05-13-2014 02:53 PM by CalebD

Hey guys, I’ve been scouring the internet for about a week trying to...

9 05-15-2014 01:12 PM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Nine days since the last post! I'll start one off.....

05-12-2014 11:05 PM by HowardInToronto

I come here a few times a day. Nine days since the last post? C’mon!...

13 05-15-2014 12:51 AM
View GregD's profile

Upcoming bid request for kitchen cabinets in Sugar Land TX

05-02-2014 11:45 PM by GregD

I hope this is an acceptable thing to do… I expect to be renovating ...

4 05-03-2014 03:09 AM
View Cole Tallerman's profile

How much do you sell your cutting boards for?

05-07-2013 03:18 PM by Cole Tallerman

Hey all, I have been making lots of really nice cutting boards recently. A gu...

45 04-30-2014 07:08 PM
View DarthMaverick's profile

How much to sell these for?

04-25-2014 12:54 AM by DarthMaverick

So here is a question for all you LJ’s. I just completed a new set of ...

30 04-27-2014 03:39 PM
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04-25-2014 03:46 AM by woodworkingdrew

I was wondering how most folks deal with up front payment. Do you ask for any...

25 04-26-2014 08:19 PM
View Don's profile

Woodworkers in Ottawa, Ontario

04-16-2014 12:31 AM by Don

Hi folks I’ve posted this in other forums so to some, this may be fa...

3 04-25-2014 03:04 AM
View squaretree's profile

Too soon for customers?

04-15-2014 03:11 PM by squaretree

When is it “too soon” to take on paying customers? I don’...

40 04-21-2014 02:00 PM

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