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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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View McFly's profile

Any Union guys out there?

02-14-2017 03:39 PM by McFly

While I enjoy working as a bench carpenter in a custom shop, the cash is̷...

46 02-17-2017 01:40 AM
View jtp79's profile

Red oak countertop

12-28-2016 04:17 AM by jtp79

Curious what you guys would charge for something like this or what you think ...

6 01-27-2017 05:46 PM
View rpete's profile

Requirements for woodworking business

10-31-2016 09:03 PM by rpete

I am considering starting to offer some classes in woodworking as a side proj...

8 01-12-2017 02:46 PM
View Wood_smith's profile

Some suggested a video on the Kerry-All I did...

03-14-2010 03:06 AM by Wood_smith

Well, actually Ralph Bagnall of did. I sent him ...

4 01-10-2017 04:21 PM
View mision56's profile

Another Amateur Looking To Go Pro

10-25-2016 08:07 PM by mision56

Hi Everyone,I am fairly new to the forum, but have been doing carpentry/Woodw...

44 12-30-2016 03:31 AM
View LoganN's profile

Has anyone used Woodcraft or Rockler to manufacture a product?

12-19-2016 01:36 AM by LoganN

Hi all – some help here. I have 2 ideas for products for woodworking th...

9 12-19-2016 02:49 PM
View treesner's profile

pricing sculpture/table

12-06-2016 07:39 PM by treesner

I’ve been working on on some sculpture/furniture lately and starting to...

3 12-07-2016 12:34 AM
View Andrew1605's profile

Woodworking Co-op

10-18-2009 02:28 AM by Andrew1605

Does anyone have direct knowledge of woodworking co-ops and how they work? I...

23 11-13-2016 08:38 PM
View smittyhouse's profile

from hobby to business

11-03-2016 09:41 PM by smittyhouse

I used to build furniture for myself, family and friends as more of a hobby o...

9 11-08-2016 04:00 AM
View Abn101mp's profile

Pre-Stain! Is it really necessary?

10-23-2016 10:46 PM by Abn101mp

I have found the certain Pre-Stain/conditioners are completely unpredictable....

2 10-24-2016 10:49 AM
View MrStyle's profile

Need a Central Maryland Business partner

10-07-2016 02:36 AM by MrStyle

Ok – maybe a wacky idea but thought it is worth a post. My wife is a...

1 10-18-2016 08:49 PM
View Dick_Cheney's profile

Why woodworking pays so little?

10-04-2016 04:33 AM by Dick_Cheney

Around here it is pretty easy to find an office job that pays 150k+ a year an...

46 10-10-2016 07:18 AM
View GCM's profile

How much should I charge?

06-04-2016 06:26 AM by GCM

I realise this is a “how long is a piece of string” question but ...

22 10-03-2016 12:06 PM
View Ben Winchester's profile

Claiming machinery on taxes?

10-01-2016 10:05 AM by Ben Winchester

Hello guys, I have searched a little bit for answers on this topic but would ...

19 10-02-2016 02:17 PM
View David Freed's profile

Questions For Kitchen Cabinet Builders

09-22-2016 08:16 AM by David Freed

Are your face frames 3/4” or 13/16”? What thickness plywood do...

6 09-24-2016 12:39 AM
View MomTheBuilder's profile

What am I Worth?

07-08-2016 12:37 PM by MomTheBuilder

Hi! This is my first post here. I thought you guys would be a good place to s...

92 09-22-2016 09:15 AM
View Kyle2112's profile

Looking for constructive feedback.

09-09-2016 04:32 PM by Kyle2112

Hello Group, I’m looking for some constructive feedback. In the last week we ...

35 09-22-2016 09:05 AM
View Betsy's profile

Cutting board poll

09-08-2016 03:55 AM by Betsy

As many of you know I make and sale my cutting boards at local farmer’s...

19 09-09-2016 07:18 PM
View Kaleb the Swede's profile

Grizzly Coupon code if you need it

08-20-2016 10:56 AM by Kaleb the Swede

Hi all, I have a Grizzly Coupon code in my email for 10% off. If anyone n...

1 08-22-2016 04:09 PM
View JAAune's profile

Hiring in Chicagoland

08-02-2016 05:29 AM by JAAune

Just a heads up that I’m now officially hiring for temporary production...

2 08-06-2016 05:26 AM

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