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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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Drawer glides

12-28-2013 11:33 AM by Monte Pittman

I am building a lot of dressers lately. Just wondering if anyone has a place ...

13 01-03-2014 08:55 PM
View Hamlinwoodshop's profile

Help with logo creation (not design)

12-10-2013 03:49 AM by Hamlinwoodshop

Hello all, Please forgive me if I am wrong, but after a quick search of th...

19 01-01-2014 04:42 AM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Two interviews with woodworking professionals

12-30-2013 07:13 PM by HowardInToronto

Hi all - I thought you might be interested in two interviews I’ve do...

0 12-30-2013 07:13 PM
View nate22's profile

Making items to sell

12-16-2013 07:58 PM by nate22

I am looking to make more smaller items. What are some items that sell good....

23 12-27-2013 03:50 AM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Merry Christmas to everyone here

12-26-2013 06:23 PM by HowardInToronto

I wish everyone here and all those you care about a Merry Christmas and Happy...

0 12-26-2013 06:23 PM
View barringerfurniture's profile

Tips for Increased Production in a Very limited Shop? Translate to Better Sales?

12-18-2013 05:39 PM by barringerfurniture

Hey everyone. As someone trying to break into this as a business (and wiggle ...

17 12-21-2013 06:21 PM
View pashley's profile

Are Production Runs the Only Way to Make a Living in Woodworking?

08-05-2013 12:02 PM by pashley

In my last ShopNotes blog, I discuss how perhaps production runs of a careful...

35 12-19-2013 12:11 PM
View JayG46's profile

Craft Show Blues

12-15-2013 01:42 AM by JayG46

I did my first craft show today and am pretty disappointed with the results. ...

26 12-17-2013 09:06 PM
View Don's profile

Don't ya hate it when....?

11-08-2013 03:05 PM by Don

So, as I’m sitting at my work desk yesterday, slaving away at the ̵...

55 12-14-2013 06:53 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Help with shipping quote

01-15-2013 11:01 AM by yellowtruck75

I am currently bidding on a job for a beautiful walnut buffet but I don’...

17 12-14-2013 02:06 AM
View pashley's profile

The Cheapest Add-On That Sells Products

12-12-2013 04:18 PM by pashley

The cheapest add-on to your products will cost you little, if anything, and p...

11 12-13-2013 01:56 PM
View pashley's profile

Secrets to Marketing on the Internet (So Far)

12-10-2013 01:58 PM by pashley

Selling on the Internet? How to do it? Why do it? I share what I’ve ...

10 12-12-2013 11:57 AM
View Tennessee's profile

My somewhat successful method of sales

11-13-2013 07:54 PM by Tennessee

For those of us past the gift stage, we always struggle on the best method of...

15 12-12-2013 03:44 AM
View pashley's profile

The Secret on What to Build

12-06-2013 02:38 PM by pashley

Every woodworker that wants to make a living (or at least, some nice side inc...

23 12-10-2013 12:56 AM
View pashley's profile

Charge More!

12-04-2013 03:19 PM by pashley

In my latest ShopNotes blog post, I explore why sometimes you need to charge ...

50 12-08-2013 12:36 AM
View rhett's profile

When they're gone, they're gone...

12-01-2013 08:47 PM by rhett

Posting this on the only two forums I visit. Check my site, I’m clea...

4 12-04-2013 04:00 PM
View Withers's profile

Looking For an Apprenticeship

12-02-2013 01:43 PM by Withers

Recently, I have truly figured out what i want to do with my life. I want to ...

8 12-03-2013 02:35 PM
View Don's profile

Have you ever built a 'minbar'?

11-19-2013 05:44 PM by Don

A client contacted me and asked if I could build a ‘chair with step...

3 11-19-2013 07:06 PM
View Loren's profile

anybody in Los Angeles want to make pistol grips?

11-13-2013 11:39 PM by Loren

A guy left a message inquiring. I don’t want to do it, but I’ll p...

2 11-14-2013 02:41 PM
View eegor's profile

Anyone know about how much CNC routing places charge?

06-14-2010 09:06 PM by eegor

I’m trying to justify whether to outsource some cutting I need to do or...

12 11-09-2013 05:45 AM

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