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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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Help with logo creation (not design)

224 days ago by Hamlinwoodshop

Hello all, Please forgive me if I am wrong, but after a quick search of th...

19 202 days ago
View HowardInToronto's profile

Two interviews with woodworking professionals

204 days ago by HowardInToronto

Hi all - I thought you might be interested in two interviews I’ve do...

0 204 days ago
View nate22's profile

Making items to sell

218 days ago by nate22

I am looking to make more smaller items. What are some items that sell good....

23 207 days ago
View HowardInToronto's profile

Merry Christmas to everyone here

208 days ago by HowardInToronto

I wish everyone here and all those you care about a Merry Christmas and Happy...

0 208 days ago
View barringerwoodworks's profile

Tips for Increased Production in a Very limited Shop? Translate to Better Sales?

216 days ago by barringerwoodworks

Hey everyone. As someone trying to break into this as a business (and wiggle ...

17 213 days ago
View pashley's profile

Are Production Runs the Only Way to Make a Living in Woodworking?

351 days ago by pashley

In my last ShopNotes blog, I discuss how perhaps production runs of a careful...

35 215 days ago
View JayG46's profile

Craft Show Blues

220 days ago by JayG46

I did my first craft show today and am pretty disappointed with the results. ...

26 217 days ago
View Don's profile

Don't ya hate it when....?

256 days ago by Don

So, as I’m sitting at my work desk yesterday, slaving away at the ̵...

55 220 days ago
View yellowtruck75's profile

Help with shipping quote

553 days ago by yellowtruck75

I am currently bidding on a job for a beautiful walnut buffet but I don’...

17 221 days ago
View pashley's profile

The Cheapest Add-On That Sells Products

222 days ago by pashley

The cheapest add-on to your products will cost you little, if anything, and p...

11 221 days ago
View pashley's profile

Secrets to Marketing on the Internet (So Far)

224 days ago by pashley

Selling on the Internet? How to do it? Why do it? I share what I’ve ...

10 222 days ago
View Tennessee's profile

My somewhat successful method of sales

251 days ago by Tennessee

For those of us past the gift stage, we always struggle on the best method of...

15 222 days ago
View pashley's profile

The Secret on What to Build

228 days ago by pashley

Every woodworker that wants to make a living (or at least, some nice side inc...

23 225 days ago
View pashley's profile

Charge More!

230 days ago by pashley

In my latest ShopNotes blog post, I explore why sometimes you need to charge ...

50 227 days ago
View rhett's profile

When they're gone, they're gone...

233 days ago by rhett

Posting this on the only two forums I visit. Check my site, I’m clea...

4 230 days ago
View Withers's profile

Looking For an Apprenticeship

232 days ago by Withers

Recently, I have truly figured out what i want to do with my life. I want to ...

8 231 days ago
View Don's profile

Have you ever built a 'minbar'?

245 days ago by Don

A client contacted me and asked if I could build a ‘chair with step...

3 245 days ago
View Loren's profile (online now)

anybody in Los Angeles want to make pistol grips?

251 days ago by Loren

A guy left a message inquiring. I don’t want to do it, but I’ll p...

2 250 days ago
View eegor's profile

Anyone know about how much CNC routing places charge?

1499 days ago by eegor

I’m trying to justify whether to outsource some cutting I need to do or...

12 255 days ago
View pashley's profile

New Maker's Mark

258 days ago by pashley

My first batch of engraved brass plates for my work; Patrick has arrived! ...

7 256 days ago

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