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|343 days ago||
Smaller items - 12 replies
What are some smaller items that are good to make and that will sell. My main things are furniture but i thought of making smaller things when I don’t have any furniture to make. So what are some smaller items I could make. And where would some good places be to sell them. Any ideas or suggestions would be helpful.
|362 days ago||
Wood or concrete - 14 replies
I’m am thinking of building a shop like in the next 6 months. My question is should I do a wood floor or a cement floor. What would you guys put down if you were going to build one. And tips or suggestions would help. Thanks Nate.
|383 days ago||
Water base stains or stains in general - 1 reply
I am wanting to know if there is any stains out there that a business can use without getting like government codes. I need a stain that I can use that I don’t have to go through the government to use. I got a uncle with his own business and he has to change the air in his shop like 6 times every hour for safety reasons. So is there any...
|384 days ago||
Quarter sawn oak - 8 replies
For quarter sawn oak what is the thickness of it. And if you were making a dining room table how thick would you make the top. Thanks Nate
|409 days ago||
Coffee table - 5 replies
I am working on a small coffee table it measures 17” wide by 22 1/2” long. My question is what thickness should I use for the top. Should I use 2” or 1” for the top. I am using 1” for the top of the one I’m making now. That’s all I had in my shop to use. So what would you use. Here are a couple of ...
|419 days ago||
what to make with 2x6's - 14 replies
I have a lot of 2×6’s left over from making furniture. They are like 2 feet long. I am tring to figure out what to make with them. I have like a 100 of them. What is something good to make out of them.
|419 days ago||
What should I make - 0 replies
I have scrape wood that I have left over from my other projects and I was wondering what was something good to make with it. Whatever I make I am going to sell it. So I don’t want to make something and have it sit in my shop for a long time. I make beds should I make a night stand or something else to go with it or make something else l...
|477 days ago||
what kind of pine wood to use. - 9 replies
I have been making furniture for a while now and I use pine. And the pine I use has a lot of knots in it. What is the best kind of pine to use for furniture so it doesn’t have so many knots in it. I have heard and read a lot of guys use yellow pine is that a good one or not. Any thoughts would be helpful.
|481 days ago||
Sales person - 7 replies
What is a good rate to pay a sales person on commission. Would like 10 percent be good or more. Any suggestions would be helpful.
|481 days ago||
Wooden vehicles - 5 replies
I am making some cars and trucks for kids to sell to them. I was wondering if I should add anything to them. Like add decals or anything to them. I thought of painting them but I probably won’t. What would you guys do any ideas would be helpful.
|483 days ago||
wheels for small wooden toys - 16 replies
My uncle and me are making small wooden toys like cars, trucks, semi trucks and other designs. My question is where is a good place to get the wheels from and what is the best way to attach the wheels to them.
|499 days ago||
Cutting boards - 5 replies
I am wondering how you make lazy Susan’s. Any answers would help.
|507 days ago||
What brand of tools to buy for a business - 14 replies
What brand of tools would you buy if you had your own business building furniture, Building houses, and remodeling houses. I am just curious. Any advice would be helpful.
|543 days ago||
Scroll saw and planer - 3 replies
I have a planer and scroll saw for sale. The scroll saw has only been used once and it is a craftsman. I have two and I don’t need the second one. And I have a delta planer for sale to. I am located in northern indiana if you are wondering where I am located. If you have any questions message me on here and I can give you more informa...
|563 days ago||
about a website - 2 replies
I have heard of a company that will help you start your own business making bunk beds. It is called 1800 bunkbeds. Has anyone else heard about it or now anyone that is doing it. I just wondered how it was does it acually work or is it a waste of time. Just curious on what other people thinks about it.
|563 days ago||
sales question - 3 replies
Is there any books or websites I could check out to learn how to sell things better. Sales is one thing I am not the best at and until I find someone to hire I am going to have to do it myself. Any advice lumberjocks.
|564 days ago||
Different ideas and plans - 4 replies
I am looking into doing more furniture than just beds and I thought I would try making mission style couches,chairs, ottomans, end tables, coffee tables, and other things for the living room, dining room, and office. I was wondering what would sell the best and if there is any websites or places I could get ideas from. Any thoughts or ideas wo...
|568 days ago||
Paying a sales person - 14 replies
I am in the process of hiring someone to be a sales person for me. My question is how should I pay him at first like say the first couple weeks to a month. Should I pay him hourly, salary, commision or hybrid. What would you guys do. And I am not familier with hybrid the guy asked me that to. What does that mean. Any helpfull advice would ...
|581 days ago||
Selling at auctions - 9 replies
Where I live there is a resale shop that just opened up in my town. And I talk to the guy that owns it and found out that he is going to do auctions once a month. So I am thinking of putting some of my smaller things in it like my bookcases and cutting boards. Have any of you guys done any auctions and if you have how did you do and would do ...
|600 days ago||
Paint or not to paint - 6 replies
I have made some animal puzzles out of wood on my scroll saw. My question is would you paint them or not if you were going to sell them. I am still not sure if I want to or not. Here are some pictures of some of them.