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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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Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act on testing/certification of toys

11-11-2018 04:53 PM by WoodDragon

Hello everyone, I’m new here, apologies if I’m posting this in...

6 11-12-2018 08:05 PM
View CWWoodworking's profile

How do you make an app?

11-08-2018 12:06 PM by CWWoodworking

I would like an app for my stores to use for pricing, options, and orders. ...

19 11-12-2018 12:17 AM
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Glueing up panels for legs

11-06-2018 09:17 PM by CWWoodworking

I use 5/4 oak for a specific leg. I don’t use that size for anything else. so...

5 11-08-2018 01:56 PM
View Jonathan's profile

Paying Project: I need tables built for my wine store in Denver, CO!

10-23-2018 11:09 PM by Jonathan

Calling all Denver, CO woodworkers! I run a boutique wine shop in Lower Downt...

0 10-23-2018 11:09 PM
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03-26-2018 10:28 PM by docspencer

A local guy contacted me and wants me to help him build a coffee table. Or as...

32 10-20-2018 04:52 AM
View MikeyCZ's profile

Is the customer always right? Am I in the wrong?

10-05-2018 03:17 AM by MikeyCZ

I apologise in advance for the long post. If you can make it all the way thru...

54 10-15-2018 04:46 PM
View Andrew714's profile

Professional cabinetry advice

10-09-2018 02:54 PM by Andrew714

I have had a strong woodworking hobby for 3-4 years now, and I’m giving...

2 10-09-2018 06:06 PM
View Rayne's profile

Cheap, but good, plywood from Home Depot (Pine Ply)

02-08-2015 07:06 PM by Rayne

I don’t know if anyone has heard of this, but some Home Depots are carr...

59 10-09-2018 09:29 AM
View MJClark's profile

Profession or Hobby

09-27-2018 01:15 PM by MJClark

Last night I started reading the book Handcrafted which talked about how Clin...

25 10-01-2018 03:41 PM
View KiritoTanaka's profile

how should i sell large projects

08-21-2018 11:06 AM by KiritoTanaka

I’m a 16 year old woodworker, I’ve been doing it for two years an...

12 09-09-2018 10:16 PM
View Smadison11's profile

Outsourcing Woodwork

07-19-2018 12:40 PM by Smadison11

I have a wood sign making business and we are very busy in the summer. How ca...

22 09-09-2018 01:12 AM
View 1thumb's profile

How much money down do you ask for before scheduling, beginning a project?

07-30-2018 01:29 PM by 1thumb

Not asking about $10k custom pieces, but built-ins, cabinets, custom closets,...

18 09-08-2018 09:12 PM
View Harry4386's profile

Business question

07-18-2018 03:34 PM by Harry4386

Hey guys, new here, first post. I am going to be starting a woodworking busin...

32 09-08-2018 03:00 PM
View kevinruiz's profile

Pricing your work

07-27-2018 03:35 AM by kevinruiz

Does anybody have a formula or a website that could help me price my work. I ...

14 09-06-2018 05:03 PM
View bigike's profile

Woodshop For Sale!

08-23-2018 02:46 AM by bigike


5 08-23-2018 07:58 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Prep-free fence stain?

07-10-2018 04:09 AM by Sanderguy777

My grandmother asked me to fix her 16 year old fence. I will be repairing som...

3 07-10-2018 04:55 AM
View Woodchuck1988's profile

Selling over state lines

05-03-2018 02:12 PM by Woodchuck1988

Good evening all,I had a request from a family member to build them a simple ...

3 05-03-2018 04:21 PM
View dungbeetledad's profile

Need a Woodworker

04-23-2018 03:44 PM by dungbeetledad

Looking for a woodworker who can build some scanner stands for me. Hoping fo...

1 04-24-2018 05:50 PM
View lblankenship's profile

Pricing for Custom Desk

04-20-2018 01:18 PM by lblankenship

I just had a friend of mine reach out wanting me to build her a custom desk. ...

5 04-20-2018 06:38 PM
View JohnGreco's profile

Pens at Craft Fairs

05-22-2011 11:30 PM by JohnGreco

Hi LJ’s, I have a question (or 2) about selling pens at craft fairs. I&...

17 04-15-2018 08:38 PM

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