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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 WhittleMeThis's profile

I've gone to the darkside.

12-12-2009 12:49 AM by WhittleMeThis

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

11 12-12-2009 08:18 AM
View danriffle's profile

Pricing restoration work

11-04-2009 10:42 PM by danriffle

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

7 12-12-2009 04:23 AM
View Jack Barnhill's profile

Article on Selling Woodworking

12-07-2009 02:47 AM by Jack Barnhill

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

6 12-11-2009 02:26 AM
View mynoblebear's profile

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

11-26-2009 07:01 PM by mynoblebear

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

34 12-07-2009 07:42 PM
View SteveMI's profile

Another alternative to the Web or Craft Show

11-23-2009 11:45 PM by SteveMI

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

6 12-04-2009 06:26 PM
View fineamerican's profile

Potential Clients+Design Shopping=$0

11-16-2009 04:56 AM by fineamerican

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

18 11-26-2009 03:13 AM
View WhittleMeThis's profile

To Dominio or slot mortise?

11-10-2009 07:41 PM by WhittleMeThis

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

10 11-25-2009 06:22 PM
View pashley's profile

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

11-23-2009 04:40 PM by pashley

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

7 11-25-2009 04:22 AM
View Kindlingmaker's profile

Holiday Woodworking Kits

11-23-2009 12:47 AM by Kindlingmaker

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

7 11-24-2009 08:30 AM
View cmonSTART's profile

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

11-02-2009 12:47 AM by cmonSTART

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

38 11-23-2009 06:01 AM
View Andrew1605's profile

Maine woodworkers

09-03-2009 03:42 AM by Andrew1605

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

9 11-22-2009 10:24 PM
View Brian's profile

Right time to ask for a deposit?

09-08-2009 10:45 PM by Brian

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

15 11-14-2009 05:36 PM
View dragginbutt's profile

Motivation starting out

11-09-2009 02:42 AM by dragginbutt

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

13 11-13-2009 06:32 PM
View OhValleyWoodandWool's profile


11-13-2009 01:43 AM by OhValleyWoodandWool

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

1 11-13-2009 02:18 AM
View closetguy's profile

More Show Stuff

10-19-2009 07:17 AM by closetguy

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

11 11-11-2009 03:49 PM
View WhittleMeThis's profile

You every have one of those days/weeks

11-08-2009 05:19 PM by WhittleMeThis

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

6 11-09-2009 03:51 PM
View Jim Ganley's profile

To Stain/Paint or not to...

11-06-2009 10:35 PM by Jim Ganley

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

6 11-08-2009 09:00 AM
View pashley's profile

Maker's Mark - I need ideas!

10-25-2009 07:01 PM by pashley

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

14 11-04-2009 06:52 PM
View pashley's profile

Postal Money order scam - again!

10-25-2009 06:47 PM by pashley

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

10 10-31-2009 05:49 AM
View jcsterling's profile

Providence R.I. fine furnishings show.

10-19-2009 02:25 PM by jcsterling

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

14 10-28-2009 03:18 PM

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