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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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Going to be doing my first craft show

07-23-2014 10:32 PM by Gixxerjoe04

So I know craft shows aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I figured...

33 01-06-2015 11:40 PM
View farmbeet's profile

Making & Selling Handcrafted Clothespins

01-15-2014 02:29 PM by farmbeet

Hello, This is my first post to these forums. I’ve worked 25+ ye...

39 01-06-2015 01:17 PM
View Gixxerjoe04's profile

Trademark Question

01-06-2015 02:55 AM by Gixxerjoe04

So i have a question someone hopefully might know the answer to. I make the ...

5 01-06-2015 07:36 AM
View pashley's profile

New Maker's Mark

11-06-2013 06:01 PM by pashley

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

11 01-05-2015 03:45 PM
View BlueVine's profile

Small business insurance

07-31-2014 04:13 AM by BlueVine

Hey guys. I am starting to sell some of my goods at farmers markets around to...

14 12-31-2014 06:07 AM
View UncannyValleyWoods's profile

"It's too nice to use..." *slaps forehead*

12-10-2013 12:05 AM by UncannyValleyWoods

Had a very good day at my first craft fair, but one over arching theme seemed...

48 12-31-2014 05:57 AM
View nate22's profile

Selling on eBay

10-11-2014 06:39 PM by nate22

I was thinking maybe of putting my signs on eBay. Would it be a good idea or...

3 12-20-2014 06:49 PM
View Rob's profile

Selling and Collecting Sales Tax

12-19-2014 12:34 AM by Rob

I’m going to retire in 2 years and my wife will retire in just under 3 ...

9 12-19-2014 10:49 PM
View Dabcan's profile

Craft Shows, Share you're Advice!

11-10-2014 02:51 PM by Dabcan

Hi Everyone, Since it is craft show season, I thought we could start a thr...

51 12-10-2014 06:36 PM
View snowgoer's profile

pricing work

12-07-2014 02:39 PM by snowgoer

I saw a post this morning that struck a nerve. The guy went on to say that he...

27 12-09-2014 01:03 PM
View Matthew's profile

How to charge for finishing materials

12-06-2014 11:42 PM by Matthew

Lumberjocks, I am trying to get a good quote together for a customer that ...

4 12-07-2014 02:34 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Anyone use Uship?

12-01-2014 06:17 PM by yellowtruck75

Has anyone used Uship? If so what has your experience been like. I am biddi...

5 12-02-2014 01:29 AM
View Bliss Woodshop's profile

Sharing shop and insurance

11-27-2014 06:26 PM by Bliss Woodshop

I have an opportunity to share a shop with some one whom I have known for a f...

11 11-28-2014 09:41 PM
View Mr M's Woodshop's profile

Selling Online

11-23-2014 08:37 PM by Mr M's Woodshop

I’m looking for a good solution to sell my work onilne … as well ...

8 11-24-2014 04:42 AM
View woodworker33's profile

Outsourcing Woodworking

11-21-2014 11:12 PM by woodworker33

I handcraft small home decor wood products and recently my business is starti...

3 11-23-2014 05:37 PM
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Our Google Plus listing...

11-14-2014 11:10 PM by ,

OK, so as a small shop owner, we must be either good at or decent at a lot of...

13 11-16-2014 08:08 PM
View yellowtruck75's profile

Credit card swipes on cell phone

01-17-2011 05:13 PM by yellowtruck75

Does any one use any of the apps and devices to accept credit cards on their ...

24 11-14-2014 09:12 PM
View Dallas's profile

A Way to figure what you should charge.

11-11-2014 09:25 PM by Dallas

While I don’t subscribe to this complete formula, it makes more sense t...

19 11-14-2014 12:29 AM
View mporter's profile

Consignment shops

11-10-2014 01:43 AM by mporter

Can any jocks give me the names of any decent consignment shops in their area...

5 11-12-2014 12:28 AM
View RussellAP's profile

For those who make money at woodworking

03-07-2014 07:36 PM by RussellAP

I think I’ll stop giving detailed estimates. From now on I’m goin...

59 11-09-2014 06:32 PM

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