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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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Tips & Tricks: Project Displays

10-14-2011 10:31 PM by MsDebbieP

what are your tips/tricks/strategies re: displaying projects- project stands,...

3 12-04-2011 06:52 AM
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12-04-2011 01:20 AM by amagineer

One of the problems with being a parttime woodworker/artisan is trying to sel...

2 12-04-2011 02:10 AM
View wooleywoodsmith's profile

do I really want to do this anymore?

11-29-2011 09:27 PM by wooleywoodsmith

So I am looking for advice. I have a pretty good wood shop in my garage but ...

26 12-03-2011 10:11 PM
View jerrells's profile

Selling Your Work - Are Consignments Shops Worth It

10-08-2011 01:52 AM by jerrells

I have been scrolling for some time and have sold by word of mouth and at a f...

11 11-27-2011 05:16 AM
View Resurrected's profile

How many LJ's truely make a living working with wood.

02-23-2011 04:23 AM by Resurrected

How many of you Woodworking is the only income. No retirement, social secu...

117 11-26-2011 02:26 AM
View longgone's profile

What A Friggin Jerk!

07-30-2011 05:03 PM by longgone

Yesterday I got a telephone call from a guy who said he and his wife saw my w...

164 11-26-2011 02:13 AM
View Carl Fisher's profile

My turn - new website up

09-21-2011 10:22 PM by Carl Fisher Not much in the way of design flexibility when usi...

6 11-19-2011 07:55 PM
View FredIV's profile

Question about selling your projects

11-14-2011 11:45 PM by FredIV

Hi all. I’m new to this forum and relatively new to woodworking. Howe...

7 11-18-2011 09:02 PM
View ToddLeback's profile

Baltimore Fine Furnishings Show

11-11-2011 11:12 AM by ToddLeback

Hi, new to the boards. I’m considering doing the 2012 Baltimore Fine F...

1 11-18-2011 12:10 AM
View EandS's profile

What do we all have on the schedual?

11-01-2011 07:01 PM by EandS

Thought this might be an interesting topic for those of us who do this all we...

10 11-15-2011 01:56 AM
View ,'s profile

Our web site has 2 slots on the first page of Google for a phrase

11-06-2011 04:28 AM by ,

From time to time I check search engines for my web site because we pay a mon...

1 11-06-2011 04:42 AM
View DrJosh's profile

Pricing your work: Starting out

10-29-2011 06:16 AM by DrJosh

I have recently been asked by a friend to build a bookstand for him. I’...

15 11-05-2011 05:27 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Etsy question:

11-01-2011 07:02 PM by poopiekat

Does Etsy not cater to Canadian addresses? They refused my Paypal account w...

1 11-01-2011 09:35 PM
View Don's profile

Afraid of success - a hobbyist's dilemma, a Catch 22

10-17-2011 06:48 PM by Don

Hey fellow LJ’s… So, here I sit, back at work (the one that pa...

26 10-28-2011 11:09 PM
View degoose's profile

First listing on Etsy

10-21-2011 07:21 AM by degoose

I have been meaning to list on for a while … well it is offici...

25 10-25-2011 04:30 PM
View benchbuilder's profile

building a workbench for empty pockets

09-15-2011 10:02 PM by benchbuilder

Hello, This is my first post and not sure if its in the right place, its mo...

16 10-20-2011 05:02 PM
View poopiekat's profile

IKEA's Secrets for Successful Marketing

09-20-2011 04:29 PM by poopiekat

Like most Lumberjocks, I’m not a fan of IKEA. Yet they are a force to ...

44 10-19-2011 03:20 AM
View Cliff De Witt 's profile

woodworker shows

10-14-2011 11:13 PM by Cliff De Witt

I have been trying to log on to the Woodwoker Shows web site for the last thr...

2 10-18-2011 01:14 AM
View BobD's profile

How much to charge?

10-03-2011 10:48 PM by BobD

I am a homeowner that has spent the last two years completely remodeling the ...

38 10-09-2011 02:35 PM
View ,'s profile

do cutting boards or fine crafted boxes sell on ebay?

10-08-2011 10:57 PM by ,

We are staying busy at the shop but my wife wants to make some extra money to...

4 10-09-2011 02:11 AM

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