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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 EPJartisan's profile

Curiosity, a LJ Summary ~ Signing your work.

10-02-2012 05:15 PM by EPJartisan

I got curious what everyone else did on here for signing their work.. so I se...

34 11-21-2012 11:14 PM
View RussellAP's profile

My lathe just got cheaper.

11-16-2012 08:21 PM by RussellAP

I have a customer with an Ethan Allen dinning set that has these spoke back c...

9 11-18-2012 11:11 AM
View Fritz's profile

Getting the word out

11-16-2012 10:22 PM by Fritz

Hello all,I would like to start selling and making furniture on a more regul...

5 11-18-2012 03:37 AM
View nate22's profile

Sales person

11-15-2012 08:56 PM by nate22

What is a good rate to pay a sales person on commission. Would like 10 perce...

7 11-16-2012 03:54 AM
View toyinventor's profile

Has anyone tried selling kits to make toys rather than plans or the finished product?

11-07-2012 10:01 AM by toyinventor

For the past 3 years I’ve been doing library and school programs buildi...

4 11-14-2012 04:40 AM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

Need Help w/ Brochures & Business Cards

11-09-2012 02:30 AM by jasoncarpentry

Well, I’ve finally arranged with our local craft store to carry some of...

15 11-14-2012 03:09 AM
View ChrisOK's profile

Direction Needed

11-13-2012 05:09 PM by ChrisOK

Hi, My name is Chris O’Keeffe. I am currently looking for a job in wood...

10 11-13-2012 09:57 PM
View Don's profile

Designer Side Table $1400 + tax

11-06-2012 04:37 PM by Don

A co-worker asked me if I could make this side table he saw for him. I told h...

125 11-13-2012 04:25 PM
View indychip's profile

My turn- End Grain Cutting Boards

11-05-2012 01:35 PM by indychip

Had a craft fair this past Saturday. Talk about a horrible location! This i...

5 11-13-2012 02:47 AM
View pashley's profile

Don't Get Taken By This Scam

11-11-2012 11:44 PM by pashley

I wanted to pass along a story to you guys a story of me ALMOST getting scam...

28 11-13-2012 02:25 AM
View pashley's profile

Ok to sell projects made from purchased plans?

09-04-2012 10:41 PM by pashley

Is it ok to sell a project piece from purchased plans? For example, I buy a p...

19 11-07-2012 08:26 AM
View Jonathan's profile

Rockler has a livingsocial deal right now!

10-27-2012 02:57 PM by Jonathan

I apologize if someone else has posted this already, but I did a quick search...

15 10-30-2012 07:40 PM
View indychip's profile

My first jurried craft show

09-24-2012 04:19 PM by indychip

I just got a notice that we have been selected to have a booth at one of the ...

10 10-28-2012 02:24 AM
View Loren's profile (online now)

Marketing and choosing your niche in woodworking

12-13-2011 04:26 PM by Loren

I’ve been in woodworking for about 15 years; pro on and off so I have ...

52 10-27-2012 05:38 PM
View MolokMot's profile

WoodWorking Friend looking for work in Eastern PA

10-26-2012 08:20 PM by MolokMot

Hey everyone, I have a friend that is looking for some work in Eastern PA....

2 10-27-2012 12:34 PM
View Don's profile

"I'd like to order 3 large cutting boards, please"

10-24-2012 06:21 PM by Don

So the guy says to me…... Can I order 1 LG Maple and Bloodwood End G...

16 10-26-2012 03:36 AM
View Loren's profile (online now)

What problems does owning a CNC solve?

08-20-2012 05:52 PM by Loren

I actually know what major problems CNC would solve for me ifI had the space ...

20 10-10-2012 10:36 PM
View clieb91's profile

Gatlinburg Craft Fair

10-07-2012 01:55 PM by clieb91

Just curious is anyone going to be exhibiting at or going to next week’...

1 10-07-2012 03:08 PM
View ,'s profile

Stainless steel sheet Metal working questions???

09-27-2012 10:01 PM by ,

I just accepted a job after a down period. It is not my perfect choice in wo...

25 10-01-2012 01:32 AM
View MNgary's profile

Another woodworking business

09-28-2012 03:52 PM by MNgary

So many ask what to make that sells, here is another product to consider. Be...

6 09-28-2012 11:51 PM

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