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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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Internet business safety questions

12-12-2011 11:51 PM by cabs4less

I have just started selling furniture on the internet. I am still in the earl...

2 12-13-2011 12:38 AM
View shopdog's profile

Curious about pricing

12-07-2011 03:07 PM by shopdog

I just finished a built in bookcase job, and I’ve been paid…so th...

72 12-10-2011 01:16 PM
View rrdesigns's profile

Pricing cutting boards

12-09-2011 05:34 PM by rrdesigns

What is an acceptable price range for boards like these? I’m actually m...

13 12-10-2011 08:25 AM
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Optimal cutting board thickness

12-09-2011 05:45 PM by rrdesigns

Which thickness is best for end grain cutting boards produced for sale? IR...

3 12-10-2011 08:03 AM
View Brad's profile

Help me Price a Commissioned Built-In

12-04-2011 11:38 AM by Brad

Hi All- I’ve done several commissioned furniture projects to date and r...

15 12-09-2011 09:17 AM
View degoose's profile

Wooden Ties...

12-08-2011 05:31 AM by degoose

Just saw this on…

12 12-09-2011 06:03 AM
View Russ's profile

what to do?

12-06-2011 05:53 AM by Russ

I just finished a commission piece where the client paid for it but called to...

34 12-07-2011 02:22 PM
View MsDebbieP's profile

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
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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

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