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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 tncraftsman's profile

Paying the bills with woodworking

12-20-2010 05:11 AM by tncraftsman

One of the bloggers I follow has an interesting blog which covers the busines...

33 02-06-2011 09:57 PM
View nate22's profile

what is the best way to have a product delivered?

01-27-2011 08:15 PM by nate22

I have my own store on and I just wanted to know what is the best wa...

11 02-06-2011 08:06 AM
View Wood_smith's profile

I listen to me customers and fellow LJers...

09-26-2010 02:04 AM by Wood_smith

...and improved the opening on the Kerry-All Pouch to make it much easier for...

7 02-05-2011 12:38 AM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Photo submittions for first craft show

12-26-2010 03:02 AM by yellowtruck75

I am looking to apply for my first few craft show but I am hitting a road blo...

3 02-02-2011 12:22 AM
View Chris_T's profile

Selling projects

01-20-2011 03:31 AM by Chris_T

I’m currently making walking sticks and rustic tables trying to make mo...

5 01-31-2011 05:25 PM
View jbzehr's profile

Methods for calculating and preparing wood for projects?

01-27-2011 06:01 PM by jbzehr

I am fairly new to woodworking as a profession. Most of my projects are buil...

9 01-28-2011 04:49 AM
View cornflake's profile

Selling products through catalogs

01-26-2011 09:07 AM by cornflake

Does anyone have any experience selling their item in catalogs? I am thinking...

3 01-27-2011 05:42 AM
View therookie's profile


12-31-2010 04:24 PM by therookie

I might only be fifteen right now, but soon enough I will be out in the world...

20 01-25-2011 03:52 AM
View GregP's profile

Am I undercharging?

11-16-2010 07:37 PM by GregP

I’ve been charging what I believe to be reasonable, fair prices, howeve...

37 01-24-2011 03:10 PM
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01-22-2011 06:53 PM by mpmitche

I recently went to a fundraiser for the arts at an art gallery. In the galle...

4 01-23-2011 05:16 PM
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Second YouTube

11-02-2010 09:03 PM by kolwdwrkr

Well with some help from fellow jocks I managed to download and edit a new vi...

8 01-19-2011 11:44 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Website design software?

12-30-2010 04:59 AM by yellowtruck75

Today I registered my first domain name ( and now th...

13 01-19-2011 11:30 PM
View Steelpapa's profile

business plan

01-10-2011 07:25 AM by Steelpapa

I live in north Texas and there are not many woodworkers, mostly turners. I t...

8 01-19-2011 10:05 PM
View yooper's profile

You guys earn your money!

12-20-2010 11:37 PM by yooper

Just a word of praise for the pros on this website – Wow. After spendin...

13 01-18-2011 05:09 PM
View nate22's profile

size of mattress.

12-06-2010 10:32 PM by nate22

I recently just made a bed for a couple and they pick it up and took it home ...

19 01-14-2011 07:39 PM
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Don't you know I quit?

12-03-2010 07:17 AM by kolwdwrkr

HA! So I pushed all my tools to the side and layed out my mats so I can prete...

26 01-11-2011 07:17 PM
View Firefighter's profile

When do I need to start a business?

01-04-2011 06:09 AM by Firefighter

I have been selling some things on Etsy and locally. Mostly cutting boards, b...

9 01-07-2011 06:14 AM
View doninvegas's profile

What to make and sell?

01-04-2011 02:53 AM by doninvegas

I’m thinking of doing some craft show this year and I was wondering, for you ...

11 01-07-2011 01:53 AM
View Dennis Fletcher's profile

Would like feedback on my website.

01-03-2011 10:12 PM by Dennis Fletcher

I have developed this site, with no training, and am happy with what i have d...

16 01-04-2011 08:13 AM
View johngoes's profile

First paying job - little old lady next dor

12-07-2010 03:30 AM by johngoes

Often while working in my garage shop, folks passed by the open doors in the ...

11 01-01-2011 07:24 AM

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