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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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Get the ship out of here (shipping Question)

1674 days ago by russv

OK, now the project is done and ready to deliver. I have delivered it in my ...

5 1664 days ago
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1669 days ago by hootr

HiOkay, dumb question. What is the difference between a patent and a product ...

4 1666 days ago
View tncraftsman's profile

What businesses needs our skills?

1727 days ago by tncraftsman

Other than creating furniture, custom crafts and the like who has experience ...

14 1669 days ago
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Blog for business

1673 days ago by kolwdwrkr

I am producing a blog for my business and was hoping I could get some constru...

9 1670 days ago
View jlsmith5963's profile

That Hobby Looks Like a Lot of Work

1678 days ago by jlsmith5963

Thursday’s New York Times takes a look at the reality of trying to make...

8 1677 days ago
View paulcoyne's profile

Do you make a living from craft work...

1688 days ago by paulcoyne

Hey guys i am interested to know how many people actually make a living/incom...

14 1683 days ago
View WhittleMeThis's profile

I've gone to the darkside.

1684 days ago by WhittleMeThis

After years of swearing I would never need or own a Festool tool, today I rec...

11 1684 days ago
View danriffle's profile

Pricing restoration work

1721 days ago by danriffle

Yes, another pricing question… I’m looking at advertising for ...

7 1684 days ago
View Jack Barnhill's profile

Article on Selling Woodworking

1689 days ago by Jack Barnhill

Has anyone read Andy Glantz’s article, “Selling The Experience...

6 1685 days ago
View mynoblebear's profile

What is the secret to getting information in front of CEO's of corporations

1699 days ago by mynoblebear

What is the secret to getting sales information in front of CEO’s of co...

34 1688 days ago
View SteveMI's profile

Another alternative to the Web or Craft Show

1702 days ago by SteveMI

I didn’t notice until recently that both the doctor I go to and the opt...

6 1691 days ago
View fineamerican's profile

Potential Clients+Design Shopping=$0

1710 days ago by fineamerican

I recently was commissioned to make a piece of furniture and found myself elb...

18 1700 days ago
View WhittleMeThis's profile

To Dominio or slot mortise?

1715 days ago by WhittleMeThis

I have an order for 12 chairs and another order for 8 chairs coming in, norma...

10 1700 days ago
View pashley's profile

WHAT to sell at a craft show - I'll tell you.

1702 days ago by pashley

Everyone interested at doing a craft show to earn some cash wants to know ...

7 1701 days ago
View Kindlingmaker's profile

Holiday Woodworking Kits

1703 days ago by Kindlingmaker

Just had a thought… For those that are trying to earn a few dollars fro...

7 1702 days ago
View cmonSTART's profile

Consignment fee seems really nuts.. or is it me?

1724 days ago by cmonSTART

So long story short I have a chance to sell some things in a consignment shop...

38 1703 days ago
View Andrew1605's profile

Maine woodworkers

1784 days ago by Andrew1605

Okay, I decided to post here because the main ( pardon the pun ) thrust of my...

9 1703 days ago
View Brian's profile

Right time to ask for a deposit?

1778 days ago by Brian

If a client accepts that their project will take minimum 3-4 months for deliv...

15 1711 days ago
View dragginbutt's profile

Motivation starting out

1717 days ago by dragginbutt

Hey folks, just wondering what everyone’s motivation was when they star...

13 1712 days ago
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1713 days ago by OhValleyWoodandWool

I’ve been selling small items through a couple of local shops for about...

1 1713 days ago

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