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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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turning a baseball bat out of white oak

79 days ago by CalebD

Hey guys, I’ve been scouring the internet for about a week trying to...

9 77 days ago
View HowardInToronto's profile

Nine days since the last post! I'll start one off.....

80 days ago by HowardInToronto

I come here a few times a day. Nine days since the last post? C’mon!...

13 77 days ago
View GregD's profile

Upcoming bid request for kitchen cabinets in Sugar Land TX

90 days ago by GregD

I hope this is an acceptable thing to do… I expect to be renovating ...

4 89 days ago
View Cole Tallerman's profile

How much do you sell your cutting boards for?

450 days ago by Cole Tallerman

Hey all, I have been making lots of really nice cutting boards recently. A gu...

45 92 days ago
View DarthMaverick's profile

How much to sell these for?

97 days ago by DarthMaverick

So here is a question for all you LJ’s. I just completed a new set of ...

30 95 days ago
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97 days ago by woodworkingdrew

I was wondering how most folks deal with up front payment. Do you ask for any...

25 96 days ago
View Don's profile

Woodworkers in Ottawa, Ontario

107 days ago by Don

Hi folks I’ve posted this in other forums so to some, this may be fa...

3 97 days ago
View squaretree's profile

Too soon for customers?

107 days ago by squaretree

When is it “too soon” to take on paying customers? I don’...

40 101 days ago
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116 days ago by krisrimes

I have been asked twice in the last week if I accept paypal and as of right n...

37 104 days ago
View DustyCellist's profile

Turning vs Joinery / Time vs Quantity?

110 days ago by DustyCellist

I am relatively new to the art, but am an artist of many mediums. That said, ...

22 106 days ago
View RobH's profile

Face Frame Problems now....

2546 days ago by RobH

These blasted bookshelves have been giving me problems from day one. I now ...

13 107 days ago
View Tooch's profile

Anyone have an Etsy Shop?

121 days ago by Tooch

I have been slowly dwindling on making things as of late, and I think it̵...

15 108 days ago
View barringerwoodworks's profile

Getting a General Contractor's License. Any other GC's from California here?

111 days ago by barringerwoodworks

I posted this before and then deleted it because I was afraid of opening up a...

10 110 days ago
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Anybody care to discuss your procedures or formulas, if any, for pricing of your products?

123 days ago by barringerwoodworks

Taking a really close look at my pricing these days and really trying to take...

57 119 days ago
View exterminate's profile

Hypothetical situation regarding draw payments

122 days ago by exterminate

What would you do in the following situation: You are hired by someone to ...

11 121 days ago
View Jerry's profile

How to make money as a woodworker

123 days ago by Jerry

My wife got laid off and had to take a much lower paying temporary job, while...

28 122 days ago
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Anyone sell at farmers markets?

126 days ago by Gixxerjoe04

Was wondering if any sells or has sold stuff at a farmers market and had any ...

13 123 days ago
View Mark A. DeCou's profile

Sam Maloof Speaks at the 2006 Western Design Conference; A Summary by Mark DeCou

2857 days ago by Mark A. DeCou

My Summary of the 2006 Western Design Conference Show in Cody, WY For the ...

11 123 days ago
View KnickKnack's profile

A Market Opportunity

203 days ago by KnickKnack

There are often threads along the lines of “What sells at craft fairs?&...

6 124 days ago
View Jerry's profile

Probably should not be posting this thread

179 days ago by Jerry

Let me first say the person who works for us is a great guy in a lot of ways....

78 128 days ago

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