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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 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
View GCM's profile

How much should I charge?

06-04-2016 06:26 AM by GCM

I realise this is a “how long is a piece of string” question but ...

22 10-03-2016 12:06 PM
View Ben Winchester's profile

Claiming machinery on taxes?

10-01-2016 10:05 AM by Ben Winchester

Hello guys, I have searched a little bit for answers on this topic but would ...

19 10-02-2016 02:17 PM
View David Freed's profile

Questions For Kitchen Cabinet Builders

09-22-2016 08:16 AM by David Freed

Are your face frames 3/4” or 13/16”? What thickness plywood do...

6 09-24-2016 12:39 AM
View MomTheBuilder's profile

What am I Worth?

07-08-2016 12:37 PM by MomTheBuilder

Hi! This is my first post here. I thought you guys would be a good place to s...

92 09-22-2016 09:15 AM
View Kyle2112's profile

Looking for constructive feedback.

09-09-2016 04:32 PM by Kyle2112

Hello Group, I’m looking for some constructive feedback. In the last week we ...

35 09-22-2016 09:05 AM
View Betsy's profile

Cutting board poll

09-08-2016 03:55 AM by Betsy

As many of you know I make and sale my cutting boards at local farmer’s...

19 09-09-2016 07:18 PM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Grizzly Coupon code if you need it

08-20-2016 10:56 AM by Kaleb the Swede

Hi all, I have a Grizzly Coupon code in my email for 10% off. If anyone n...

1 08-22-2016 04:09 PM
View JAAune's profile

Hiring in Chicagoland

08-02-2016 05:29 AM by JAAune

Just a heads up that I’m now officially hiring for temporary production...

2 08-06-2016 05:26 AM
View McFly's profile

How to start charging for cutting boards?

07-31-2016 12:41 AM by McFly

I’ve made some boards for friends & family and now other people are...

21 08-03-2016 04:10 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Shipping international from USA to eastern Europe

08-01-2016 10:41 AM by yellowtruck75

Has anyone shipped large pieces (Table) from the US to Eastern Europe? I hav...

2 08-01-2016 04:57 PM
View JimRochester's profile

Need some help locating some hardware for my tent

07-28-2016 07:04 PM by JimRochester

Hopefully some of my fellow craft show people can help me out. We have a ligh...

13 07-29-2016 07:17 PM
View pmayer's profile

Marketing a Woodworking Business - Very Interesting Data!

06-20-2016 09:38 AM by pmayer

I run a web site for my father’s woodworking business (www.vernswoodgoo...

8 07-11-2016 08:18 PM
View JADobson's profile

Sad News from Lee Valley

07-07-2016 09:38 PM by JADobson

I’d like to send my condolences to the Lee Valley and Veritas Tools fam...

9 07-09-2016 01:36 PM
View barringerfurniture's profile

Shipping Questions

01-18-2014 11:24 PM by barringerfurniture

Hi everyone. I’m trying to get my ducks in a row in terms of shippin...

15 07-06-2016 06:21 AM
View ykkzipper's profile

Anyone like their harbor freight sawmill?

06-21-2016 11:02 PM by ykkzipper

Anyone bought one of these harbor freight sawmills? Not trying to start a...

2 06-28-2016 04:20 AM
View Jim Finn's profile

My First street sale of 2016

06-25-2016 06:53 PM by Jim Finn

I had my first sale of the year today. A local farmers market. 9AM- Noon. Gre...

6 06-25-2016 10:22 PM

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