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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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Purchasing An Enclosed Trailer

99 days ago by JayG46

Hello fellow jocks. I’m considering purchasing an enclosed trailer for ...

15 98 days ago
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The Goldilocks Strategy

252 days ago by pashley

What can the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears teach us about marke...

3 99 days ago
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Friend looking for cabinet doors in Twin Cities

105 days ago by ADHDan

I have a friend who is refacing his cabinets and would like to purchase prema...

2 105 days ago
View Monte Pittman's profile

Branding vs ink stamp

369 days ago by Monte Pittman

I want to start marking my products with a logo. I am leaning towards a brand...

14 106 days ago
View CalebD's profile

turning a baseball bat out of white oak

108 days ago by CalebD

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

9 106 days ago
View HowardInToronto's profile

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

109 days ago by HowardInToronto

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

13 107 days ago
View GregD's profile

Upcoming bid request for kitchen cabinets in Sugar Land TX

119 days ago by GregD

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

4 119 days ago
View Cole Tallerman's profile

How much do you sell your cutting boards for?

479 days ago by Cole Tallerman

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

45 121 days ago
View DarthMaverick's profile

How much to sell these for?

127 days ago by DarthMaverick

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

30 124 days ago
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127 days ago by woodworkingdrew

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

25 125 days ago
View Don's profile

Woodworkers in Ottawa, Ontario

136 days ago by Don

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

3 127 days ago
View squaretree's profile

Too soon for customers?

136 days ago by squaretree

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

40 130 days ago
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145 days ago by krisrimes

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

37 134 days ago
View DustyCellist's profile

Turning vs Joinery / Time vs Quantity?

139 days ago by DustyCellist

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

22 135 days ago
View RobH's profile

Face Frame Problems now....

2576 days ago by RobH

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

13 136 days ago
View Tooch's profile

Anyone have an Etsy Shop?

150 days ago by Tooch

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

15 137 days ago
View barringerwoodworks's profile

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

141 days ago by barringerwoodworks

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

10 140 days ago
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Anybody care to discuss your procedures or formulas, if any, for pricing of your products?

152 days ago by barringerwoodworks

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

57 148 days ago
View exterminate's profile

Hypothetical situation regarding draw payments

151 days ago by exterminate

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

11 150 days ago
View Jerry's profile

How to make money as a woodworker

152 days ago by Jerry

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

28 151 days ago

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