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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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Good Classic Work with Marketing for the Modern Era

01-12-2014 05:21 PM by basswood

This Twin Cities woodworker knows his craft and something about cinematograph...

3 01-13-2014 02:16 PM
View RussellAP's profile

Here's an idea

01-12-2014 07:30 PM by RussellAP

It always helps to have some products that don’t take a lot of time or ...

3 01-12-2014 11:47 PM
View 00banksy's profile

Change in scenery (Career)

01-08-2014 04:57 PM by 00banksy

So I did what everyone told my generation to do and went to college after com...

19 01-11-2014 06:16 PM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Huff - a question for you

01-09-2014 05:02 AM by HowardInToronto

Hi John - I’ve just finished reading your posts re marketing and sal...

1 01-11-2014 03:55 PM
View russi666's profile

Newbie looking for advice

01-03-2014 04:51 PM by russi666

Hi all, I’m brand new to this site, so apologies in advance for if I...

7 01-07-2014 01:37 AM
View Monte Pittman's profile (online now)

Drawer glides

12-28-2013 11:33 AM by Monte Pittman

I am building a lot of dressers lately. Just wondering if anyone has a place ...

13 01-03-2014 08:55 PM
View Hamlinwoodshop's profile

Help with logo creation (not design)

12-10-2013 03:49 AM by Hamlinwoodshop

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

19 01-01-2014 04:42 AM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Two interviews with woodworking professionals

12-30-2013 07:13 PM by HowardInToronto

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

0 12-30-2013 07:13 PM
View nate22's profile

Making items to sell

12-16-2013 07:58 PM by nate22

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

23 12-27-2013 03:50 AM
View HowardInToronto's profile

Merry Christmas to everyone here

12-26-2013 06:23 PM by HowardInToronto

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

0 12-26-2013 06:23 PM
View barringerwoodworks's profile

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

12-18-2013 05:39 PM by barringerwoodworks

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

17 12-21-2013 06:21 PM
View pashley's profile

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

08-05-2013 12:02 PM by pashley

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

35 12-19-2013 12:11 PM
View JayG46's profile

Craft Show Blues

12-15-2013 01:42 AM by JayG46

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

26 12-17-2013 09:06 PM
View Don's profile

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

11-08-2013 03:05 PM by Don

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

55 12-14-2013 06:53 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Help with shipping quote

01-15-2013 11:01 AM by yellowtruck75

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

17 12-14-2013 02:06 AM
View pashley's profile

The Cheapest Add-On That Sells Products

12-12-2013 04:18 PM by pashley

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

11 12-13-2013 01:56 PM
View pashley's profile

Secrets to Marketing on the Internet (So Far)

12-10-2013 01:58 PM by pashley

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

10 12-12-2013 11:57 AM
View Tennessee's profile

My somewhat successful method of sales

11-13-2013 07:54 PM by Tennessee

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

15 12-12-2013 03:44 AM
View pashley's profile

The Secret on What to Build

12-06-2013 02:38 PM by pashley

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

23 12-10-2013 12:56 AM
View pashley's profile

Charge More!

12-04-2013 03:19 PM by pashley

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

50 12-08-2013 12:36 AM

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