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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 Yonak's profile

Woodworker needed in Atlanta area

03-06-2017 08:24 PM by Yonak

Golden Hands, Inc., a supplier to sewing, ironing, seamstress, tailoring, dre...

2 03-09-2017 10:08 PM
View TungOil's profile (online now)

The resurgence in fine furniture- truth or myth?

03-09-2017 06:11 PM by TungOil

A few weeks ago I was reading an article, I don’t recall where or what ...

2 03-09-2017 06:30 PM
View Ted78's profile

Seeking general commission advice

03-08-2017 04:10 AM by Ted78

I’m pretty new to the getting paid for your woodworking game. A friend...

10 03-09-2017 02:46 AM
View SonnyB's profile

Are you a skilled craftsman in need of some extra work?

02-22-2017 09:18 PM by SonnyB

Do you have your own workshop?Do you have the experience to make shaker style...

9 02-25-2017 04:06 PM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Great article about Toronto woodworking co-op and classes

02-25-2017 03:38 PM by HowardInToronto

Hi all - This article is in Canada’s largest newspaper and I thought...

0 02-25-2017 03:38 PM
View dansnow's profile

Looking for suggestions on estimating hours

02-24-2017 04:34 PM by dansnow

Hi everyone. I’ve been making and selling wooden toys and gifts for a f...

7 02-25-2017 02:52 PM
View Sean32084's profile

Farmstyle reclaimed coffee table

02-18-2017 09:35 PM by Sean32084

2 02-19-2017 12:04 AM
View McFly's profile

Any Union guys out there?

02-14-2017 03:39 PM by McFly

While I enjoy working as a bench carpenter in a custom shop, the cash is̷...

46 02-17-2017 01:40 AM
View Kingchristo's profile

Business idea

02-11-2017 11:13 PM by Kingchristo

I’ve got someone that will give me old bar tables and chairs and they h...

8 02-14-2017 09:05 PM
View jtp79's profile

Red oak countertop

12-28-2016 04:17 AM by jtp79

Curious what you guys would charge for something like this or what you think ...

6 01-27-2017 05:46 PM
View rpete's profile

Requirements for woodworking business

10-31-2016 09:03 PM by rpete

I am considering starting to offer some classes in woodworking as a side proj...

8 01-12-2017 02:46 PM
View Wood_smith's profile

Some suggested a video on the Kerry-All I did...

03-14-2010 03:06 AM by Wood_smith

Well, actually Ralph Bagnall of did. I sent him ...

4 01-10-2017 04:21 PM
View mision56's profile

Another Amateur Looking To Go Pro

10-25-2016 08:07 PM by mision56

Hi Everyone,I am fairly new to the forum, but have been doing carpentry/Woodw...

44 12-30-2016 03:31 AM
View LoganN's profile

Has anyone used Woodcraft or Rockler to manufacture a product?

12-19-2016 01:36 AM by LoganN

Hi all – some help here. I have 2 ideas for products for woodworking th...

9 12-19-2016 02:49 PM
View treesner's profile

pricing sculpture/table

12-06-2016 07:39 PM by treesner

I’ve been working on on some sculpture/furniture lately and starting to...

3 12-07-2016 12:34 AM
View Andrew1605's profile

Woodworking Co-op

10-18-2009 02:28 AM by Andrew1605

Does anyone have direct knowledge of woodworking co-ops and how they work? I...

23 11-13-2016 08:38 PM
View smittyhouse's profile

from hobby to business

11-03-2016 09:41 PM by smittyhouse

I used to build furniture for myself, family and friends as more of a hobby o...

9 11-08-2016 04:00 AM
View Abn101mp's profile

Pre-Stain! Is it really necessary?

10-23-2016 10:46 PM by Abn101mp

I have found the certain Pre-Stain/conditioners are completely unpredictable....

2 10-24-2016 10:49 AM
View MrStyle's profile

Need a Central Maryland Business partner

10-07-2016 02:36 AM by MrStyle

Ok – maybe a wacky idea but thought it is worth a post. My wife is a...

1 10-18-2016 08:49 PM
View Dick_Cheney's profile

Why woodworking pays so little?

10-04-2016 04:33 AM by Dick_Cheney

Around here it is pretty easy to find an office job that pays 150k+ a year an...

46 10-10-2016 07:18 AM

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