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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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Selling projects

1280 days ago by Chris_T

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

5 1269 days ago
View jbzehr's profile

Methods for calculating and preparing wood for projects?

1273 days ago by jbzehr

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

9 1272 days ago
View cornflake's profile

Selling products through catalogs

1274 days ago by cornflake

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

3 1273 days ago
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1300 days ago by therookie

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

20 1275 days ago
View GregP's profile

Am I undercharging?

1344 days ago by GregP

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

37 1276 days ago
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1277 days ago by mpmitche

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

4 1277 days ago
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Second YouTube

1358 days ago by kolwdwrkr

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

8 1280 days ago
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Website design software?

1301 days ago by yellowtruck75

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

13 1280 days ago
View Steelpapa's profile

business plan

1290 days ago by Steelpapa

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

8 1280 days ago
View yooper's profile

You guys earn your money!

1310 days ago by yooper

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

13 1282 days ago
View nate22's profile

size of mattress.

1324 days ago by nate22

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

19 1285 days ago
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Don't you know I quit?

1328 days ago by kolwdwrkr

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

26 1288 days ago
View Firefighter's profile

When do I need to start a business?

1296 days ago by Firefighter

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

9 1293 days ago
View doninvegas's profile

What to make and sell?

1296 days ago by doninvegas

I’m thinking of doing some craft show this year and I was wondering, for you ...

11 1293 days ago
View Dennis Fletcher's profile

Would like feedback on my website.

1296 days ago by Dennis Fletcher

I have developed this site, with no training, and am happy with what i have d...

16 1296 days ago
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First paying job - little old lady next dor

1324 days ago by johngoes

Often while working in my garage shop, folks passed by the open doors in the ...

11 1299 days ago
View Hartmann's profile

Where did all the good jobs go? I know this is of off-topic but... welcome to the new real world

1311 days ago by Hartmann

This part kill me:“I am a 25 year veteran, high end woodworker. I even ...

153 1302 days ago
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Etsy versus eBay

1316 days ago by pashley

I’d like to post my thoughts about Etsy, and contrast it to eBay, and w...

32 1302 days ago
View Russ's profile

what's it worth

1304 days ago by Russ

Happy holidays to all. I found the following on treehugger and was a bit surp...

13 1303 days ago
View huff's profile

Pricing Survey Results

1461 days ago by huff

I would like to start by thanking everyone that has participated in this surv...

14 1306 days ago

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