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

1732 days ago by cmonSTART

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

38 1711 days ago
View Andrew1605's profile

Maine woodworkers

1792 days ago by Andrew1605

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

9 1711 days ago
View Brian's profile

Right time to ask for a deposit?

1786 days ago by Brian

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

15 1720 days ago
View dragginbutt's profile

Motivation starting out

1725 days ago by dragginbutt

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

13 1720 days ago
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1721 days ago by OhValleyWoodandWool

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

1 1721 days ago
View closetguy's profile

More Show Stuff

1746 days ago by closetguy

Well, I just finished up another show which surpassed all the others again. ...

11 1723 days ago
View WhittleMeThis's profile

You every have one of those days/weeks

1726 days ago by WhittleMeThis

So I am already 2 days behind on my build schedule, so then my mortise machin...

6 1725 days ago
View Jim Ganley's profile

To Stain/Paint or not to...

1727 days ago by Jim Ganley

Someone help me with this as it has been bugging me for the last year, I buil...

6 1726 days ago
View pashley's profile

Maker's Mark - I need ideas!

1739 days ago by pashley

So…I’m trying to present my product in the best possible light, a...

14 1729 days ago
View pashley's profile

Postal Money order scam - again!

1739 days ago by pashley

So now I get yet another solicitation – this time, not through my websi...

10 1734 days ago
View jcsterling's profile

Providence R.I. fine furnishings show.

1746 days ago by jcsterling

October 23 -25 I will be showing my work at the 12th annual Providence fine f...

14 1737 days ago
View RJones's profile

Bar top ball park

1739 days ago by RJones

I have a potential bar top job coming in and was curious if there was a per/f...

3 1737 days ago
View rozzi's profile

Woodworkers Mall or Consignment Shop

1745 days ago by rozzi

My wife just lost her job of 19 years due to a lost account so we have been t...

5 1740 days ago
View pashley's profile

Postal Money Order Scam!

1744 days ago by pashley

Guys, I wanted to alert you all to a postal money order scam I was almost ...

13 1741 days ago
View Moron's profile

Almost done

1751 days ago by Moron

Sooo close to being done I can taste it but sadly Old Winter is just around t...

10 1743 days ago
View Waldschrat's profile

Where ends the Cabinetmaker and beginns the Carpenter

1817 days ago by Waldschrat

I have a great question on all you profi wood workers out there, what is the ...

19 1752 days ago
View hootr's profile

Shipping Pkgs.

1761 days ago by hootr

I have a custom millwork/moulding shop and local sales have pretty much dried...

7 1753 days ago
View daveintexas's profile

Full timers-how do you pay yourself ?

1955 days ago by daveintexas

For you guys that are full time, or part time and in serious buisiness.How do...

25 1757 days ago
View pashley's profile

New business card design; your thoughts?

1762 days ago by pashley

I’m trying to design a new business card for The New Mission Workshop (...

17 1762 days ago
View mfike's profile

What would you charge?

1767 days ago by mfike

I was at a trade show last weekend and sold a few projects that I had built. ...

14 1763 days ago

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