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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 jcsterling's profile

opinions please

1160 days ago by jcsterling

Last year I sent an invitation to the Phila furniture show to my main lumber ...

20 1158 days ago
View TheJoineryGallery's profile

Good Websites

1171 days ago by TheJoineryGallery

Hello All-I currently have a website through wordpress, but have looked aroun...

11 1166 days ago
View cornflake's profile

Does anyone have calalog experience?

1167 days ago by cornflake

I am thinking about selling my items in catalogs. I don’t want to make ...

2 1167 days ago
View tncraftsman's profile

Paying the bills with woodworking

1218 days ago by tncraftsman

One of the bloggers I follow has an interesting blog which covers the busines...

33 1169 days ago
View nate22's profile

what is the best way to have a product delivered?

1179 days ago by nate22

I have my own store on and I just wanted to know what is the best wa...

11 1170 days ago
View Wood_smith's profile

I listen to me customers and fellow LJers...

1303 days ago by Wood_smith

...and improved the opening on the Kerry-All Pouch to make it much easier for...

7 1171 days ago
View yellowtruck75's profile

Photo submittions for first craft show

1212 days ago by yellowtruck75

I am looking to apply for my first few craft show but I am hitting a road blo...

3 1174 days ago
View Chris_T's profile

Selling projects

1187 days ago by Chris_T

I’m currently making walking sticks and rustic tables trying to make mo...

5 1175 days ago
View jbzehr's profile

Methods for calculating and preparing wood for projects?

1179 days ago by jbzehr

I am fairly new to woodworking as a profession. Most of my projects are buil...

9 1179 days ago
View cornflake's profile

Selling products through catalogs

1181 days ago by cornflake

Does anyone have any experience selling their item in catalogs? I am thinking...

3 1180 days ago
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1206 days ago by therookie

I might only be fifteen right now, but soon enough I will be out in the world...

20 1182 days ago
View GregP's profile

Am I undercharging?

1251 days ago by GregP

I’ve been charging what I believe to be reasonable, fair prices, howeve...

37 1182 days ago
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1184 days ago by mpmitche

I recently went to a fundraiser for the arts at an art gallery. In the galle...

4 1183 days ago
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Second YouTube

1265 days ago by kolwdwrkr

Well with some help from fellow jocks I managed to download and edit a new vi...

8 1187 days ago
View yellowtruck75's profile

Website design software?

1208 days ago by yellowtruck75

Today I registered my first domain name ( and now th...

13 1187 days ago
View Steelpapa's profile

business plan

1197 days ago by Steelpapa

I live in north Texas and there are not many woodworkers, mostly turners. I t...

8 1187 days ago
View yooper's profile

You guys earn your money!

1217 days ago by yooper

Just a word of praise for the pros on this website – Wow. After spendin...

13 1188 days ago
View nate22's profile

size of mattress.

1231 days ago by nate22

I recently just made a bed for a couple and they pick it up and took it home ...

19 1192 days ago
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Don't you know I quit?

1235 days ago by kolwdwrkr

HA! So I pushed all my tools to the side and layed out my mats so I can prete...

26 1195 days ago
View Firefighter's profile

When do I need to start a business?

1203 days ago by Firefighter

I have been selling some things on Etsy and locally. Mostly cutting boards, b...

9 1200 days ago

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