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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 russv's profile

Get the ship out of here (shipping Question)

12-21-2009 09:46 PM by russv

OK, now the project is done and ready to deliver. I have delivered it in my ...

5 12-31-2009 03:30 PM
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12-27-2009 10:55 AM by hootr

HiOkay, dumb question. What is the difference between a patent and a product ...

4 12-30-2009 12:56 AM
View tncraftsman's profile

What businesses needs our skills?

10-29-2009 05:16 PM by tncraftsman

Other than creating furniture, custom crafts and the like who has experience ...

14 12-27-2009 11:41 AM
View kolwdwrkr's profile

Blog for business

12-23-2009 07:07 AM by kolwdwrkr

I am producing a blog for my business and was hoping I could get some constru...

9 12-26-2009 06:16 AM
View jlsmith5963's profile

That Hobby Looks Like a Lot of Work

12-17-2009 06:14 PM by jlsmith5963

Thursday’s New York Times takes a look at the reality of trying to make...

8 12-19-2009 12:00 AM
View paulcoyne's profile

Do you make a living from craft work...

12-08-2009 09:56 AM by paulcoyne

Hey guys i am interested to know how many people actually make a living/incom...

14 12-13-2009 04:16 AM
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

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