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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 RussellAP's profile

Green Eggs and Kamodo Joe

10-03-2015 11:59 PM by RussellAP

For you guys that make money making furniture, here’s a tip. These Gree...

18 01-07-2016 10:38 PM
View TiggerWood's profile

Anyone living in Lake County Illinois start an at home business?

01-04-2016 05:24 PM by TiggerWood

Just want to know how you did it. There is a whole bunch of red tape. My bigg...

5 01-05-2016 07:12 PM
View mpo414's profile

Attaching Tags To Flat Items For Sale?

12-23-2015 07:25 PM by mpo414

I just ran into an issue the other day when packaging up a wall mirror I had ...

14 12-24-2015 03:39 PM
View TheuneM's profile

Pricing poll, because I need some advice from people with experience calculating price.

12-22-2015 09:31 PM by TheuneM

I am thinking of making some more similar ones to sell, and am trying to ...

5 12-22-2015 10:06 PM
View Jorge G.'s profile

This one has me stumped.

12-04-2015 01:03 AM by Jorge G.

Hi all have not been here for a long time, but I figure maybe I can find a so...

15 12-22-2015 12:00 AM
View Don's profile

Will you take $ instead of $$$ for that?

12-09-2015 06:09 PM by Don

A client contacted me to make something for him and after getting all the det...

76 12-21-2015 01:19 AM
View WoodNSawdust's profile

Toys and Joys customer service?

12-13-2015 07:06 PM by WoodNSawdust

More than a week ago I e-mailed Toys and Joys to ask what restrictions they p...

5 12-16-2015 08:42 PM
View Tennessee's profile

I've been asked, I built, now what do I charge?

11-27-2015 01:10 PM by Tennessee

The main museum store where I do a lot of business let their manager ...

41 12-11-2015 11:44 AM
View EvanS's profile

Ideas for unique tables advertisment?

12-07-2015 02:44 AM by EvanS

Hello everybody!I decided to register and ask this question here, because to ...

6 12-07-2015 05:20 PM
View McFly's profile

What do you charge for labor?

11-06-2015 10:50 AM by McFly

A co-worker asked if I’d make him a chessboard for his wife. He made it...

49 11-09-2015 04:04 AM
View bearkatwood's profile

Amazon handcrafted

11-06-2015 01:10 AM by bearkatwood

Have any of you seen this new handmade line they are trying out. I...

16 11-06-2015 05:49 PM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Just got my first commissioned project

10-23-2015 08:52 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

A friend of mine just asked me to build this cooler for his father in law...

11 11-02-2015 01:54 PM
View Betsy's profile

How would you respond to this comment from a show

08-22-2015 04:01 AM by Betsy

I’ve been thinking about this comment for a while now. I do an occasion...

73 10-28-2015 09:44 PM
View Chicana78's profile

Pricing poll

10-23-2015 12:09 AM by Chicana78

Can some of you please give me your price for this desk

14 10-23-2015 08:53 PM
View Joe Weaver's profile

Displaying Lazy Susans

10-19-2015 10:23 PM by Joe Weaver

Does anyone have a good way to display lazy susans at shows. I just sit them ...

9 10-23-2015 06:58 PM
View WIbadgerFAN08's profile

QUESTION- for all you tenured craftsman: selling work,where how, what's worked best for you

10-19-2015 12:47 AM by WIbadgerFAN08

I started wood working a few years back and became addicted right away. I hav...

8 10-21-2015 09:21 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Christmas Craft shows

10-14-2015 02:44 PM by Gixxerjoe04

Anyone do any shows before Christmas time? Been looking for one more show fo...

9 10-21-2015 09:14 PM
View ErikF's profile

Living the Wood Life- how I make a living

10-19-2015 11:55 AM by ErikF

A few years ago I started entertaining the idea of making a living off the wo...

25 10-20-2015 02:27 PM
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09-06-2015 01:43 AM by bruc101

I’ve got a friend and his wife retiring from teaching in a few months t...

4 10-18-2015 04:06 PM
View SenecaWoodArt's profile

Beautiful Day at the Trade Show

10-16-2015 09:35 PM by SenecaWoodArt

Another beautiful day in Southeast Texas and we have spent it working a trade...

2 10-17-2015 01:12 AM

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