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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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88 days ago by woodworkingdrew

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

25 86 days ago
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Woodworkers in Ottawa, Ontario

97 days ago by Don

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

3 88 days ago
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Too soon for customers?

98 days ago by squaretree

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

40 92 days ago
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107 days ago by krisrimes

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

37 95 days ago
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Turning vs Joinery / Time vs Quantity?

100 days ago by DustyCellist

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

22 96 days ago
View RobH's profile

Face Frame Problems now....

2537 days ago by RobH

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

13 97 days ago
View Tooch's profile

Anyone have an Etsy Shop?

112 days ago by Tooch

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

15 99 days ago
View barringerwoodworks's profile

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

102 days ago by barringerwoodworks

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

10 101 days ago
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Anybody care to discuss your procedures or formulas, if any, for pricing of your products?

113 days ago by barringerwoodworks

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

57 110 days ago
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Hypothetical situation regarding draw payments

113 days ago by exterminate

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

11 112 days ago
View Jerry's profile

How to make money as a woodworker

113 days ago by Jerry

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

28 112 days ago
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Anyone sell at farmers markets?

117 days ago by Gixxerjoe04

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

13 114 days ago
View Mark A. DeCou's profile

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

2848 days ago by Mark A. DeCou

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

11 114 days ago
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A Market Opportunity

193 days ago by KnickKnack

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

6 115 days ago
View Jerry's profile

Probably should not be posting this thread

170 days ago by Jerry

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

78 119 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

Latest project

124 days ago by RussellAP

Got my odd jobs done, so I’ll be devoting some time to the aromatic ced...

4 124 days ago
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How much should I charge for 16 "cabinets"

125 days ago by EmmayTT

I was contacted by a local hotel tonight about making some single cabinets us...

8 124 days ago
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tv alcove units price guide

137 days ago by scottishbob

Hi Guys Have been recently asked to price for a job 2 built-in alcove uni...

4 126 days ago
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Wholesale and consignment pricing?

130 days ago by drpdrp

It looks like I am going to pick up some specialty retailers to sell my stuff...

10 128 days ago
View RussellAP's profile

For those who make money at woodworking

136 days ago by RussellAP

I think I’ll stop giving detailed estimates. From now on I’m goin...

44 128 days ago

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