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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 Alex Lane (Custom Guitars & Basses)'s profile

How'd you like to be this person?

03-22-2011 02:57 PM by Alex Lane (Custom Guitars & Basses)

I know the blade is traveling away from this guy working as the off-beare...

17 03-25-2011 02:28 AM
View lumberhack's profile

Handrail returns connection

03-23-2011 09:12 PM by lumberhack

Hi all! I just quoted and got a job to install 4 – 12” handrails...

2 03-23-2011 11:57 PM
View danais's profile

Hobbyist looking for some advice...

03-21-2011 05:23 PM by danais

I have been a “lurker” on Lumberjocks for a long time. I finally...

7 03-22-2011 06:53 PM
View lumberhack's profile

Greetings - Introduction

03-21-2011 06:44 AM by lumberhack

Thought I’d take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Mark and I o...

1 03-22-2011 04:43 PM
View Lee Barker's profile

If you accept credit cards at your shop

02-24-2011 07:26 PM by Lee Barker

I’m in a business group and the subject of credit card processing compa...

10 03-19-2011 04:36 AM
View superstretch's profile

For those who list on

03-15-2011 06:37 PM by superstretch

I was thinking about listing some folksy-type stuff on etsy. Waste of time? M...

4 03-16-2011 01:07 PM
View sawdustfactory's profile

Bowl display ideas

03-12-2011 12:13 PM by sawdustfactory

I’ve been selling my work at craft shows and th elike for the l...

2 03-14-2011 09:41 PM
View toolhog's profile

Looking for Saw Work and Dovetailer in Huntsville Al

03-09-2011 06:28 AM by toolhog

Hi, I am in need of a drawer style tool box to store all my tools, and in ...

1 03-14-2011 03:29 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Why the Craft is observation.

03-06-2011 04:59 PM by poopiekat

We continue to lament the ever-decreasing opportunities for careers and/or se...

39 03-10-2011 03:07 AM
View poopiekat's profile

Dreams versus Dollars

03-07-2011 05:22 PM by poopiekat

Hmmm…I could spend eight hours in my workshop, and maybe have something...

10 03-07-2011 11:56 PM
View agallant's profile

Selling on Etsy

03-02-2011 10:40 PM by agallant

Any one out there have any luck selling their stuff on Etsy?

7 03-07-2011 03:21 PM
View Resurrected's profile

Quote the Job with the Customers Help

02-26-2011 05:03 AM by Resurrected

I just have to see how many of you feel like me. Customer wants my cabinet...

12 03-03-2011 04:54 AM
View Firefighter's profile

Selling Borrowed Ideas?

01-22-2011 08:14 PM by Firefighter

I have found a decorative display cabinet idea that I really like, but it is ...

13 02-28-2011 01:24 AM
View llcoolK's profile

cedar slabs

02-24-2011 06:18 AM by llcoolK

I have some beautiful western red cedar slabs that i cut at 8/4 and 18”...

1 02-25-2011 03:08 AM
View baxterje's profile

Turned Table Base

02-22-2011 05:32 AM by baxterje

I am looking for someone to help point me in the right direction. I am wan...

6 02-22-2011 07:06 PM
View nate22's profile

What is better selling a variety or just one thing?

01-14-2011 05:15 PM by nate22

I was just curious on with some of you guys that have a business of your own ...

31 02-22-2011 04:19 AM
View Resurrected's profile

Love your work but your over priced?

02-16-2011 05:48 AM by Resurrected

I did a corner shelf with a radius not squared off. Took solid wood and bent...

48 02-19-2011 05:33 AM
View Kjuly's profile

Custom Woodworking,What does it mean?

10-01-2010 02:11 AM by Kjuly

Recently, I was working on a new header for my web site. Well, I don’t mean w...

23 02-19-2011 12:45 AM
View nate22's profile

How is business in your area?

01-29-2011 08:39 PM by nate22

I was just curious on how busy you stay in your area that you live. Where I ...

10 02-18-2011 06:23 AM
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01-23-2011 05:21 PM by mpmitche

A friend of mine is selling a large lathe of his for a pretty good price and ...

11 02-18-2011 05:09 AM

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