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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 Njner's profile

Should hobbyist pricing undercut the professionals or not?

12-29-2020 03:39 PM by Njner

Wanting to get some thoughts on pricing. I’m not looking for a typical...

57 06-22-2021 11:09 AM
View Madmark2's profile

Lumber prices (FALLING!) leading inflation XI

05-05-2021 01:12 PM by Madmark2

More good news from The Daily Caller:After Skyrocketing To Record Highs, Lumb...

119 06-22-2021 04:04 AM
View DS's profile

Tales from the cabinet shop/wood shop.

02-10-2021 02:12 AM by DS

Anyone who does woodworking for a living surely has lots of interesting stori...

210 06-16-2021 10:55 PM
View poopiekat's profile

A Heads-up for E-bay Users

06-04-2021 01:57 PM by poopiekat

As of June 15th, you will no longer be able to sell your tools and stuff on E...

45 06-08-2021 10:43 PM
View nickbatz's profile

Packing - polyethylene corners? Other ideas?

05-22-2021 12:41 AM by nickbatz

Packing ideas appreciated. I’m working on my ninth of these custom d...

13 05-22-2021 11:08 PM
View LeeRoyMan's profile

Floating Nightstands

02-11-2021 02:58 AM by LeeRoyMan

I’m building a couple of Walnut nightstands. Mitered corners and...

36 05-20-2021 02:47 AM
View leftcoaster's profile

How do you set your bid?

04-29-2021 01:33 AM by leftcoaster

First commission. Fairly simple piece in plywood with hardwood edging for the...

4 04-29-2021 04:42 AM
View PRGDesigns's profile

War Eagle, Arkansas, Craft Fair

04-20-2021 12:37 AM by PRGDesigns

Has anyone been to, and or participated, in the War Eagle Craft Fair in NW Ar...

1 04-21-2021 05:44 AM
View LeeRoyMan's profile

Crazy Mechanism

04-18-2021 04:47 PM by LeeRoyMan

I created this hardware that turns this table into a China Hutch or reverse i...

7 04-19-2021 03:51 PM
View DS's profile

Tired of unsafe client requests

01-22-2021 12:49 AM by DS

So, this actually happened today… It never ceases to amaze me how a cli...

79 03-22-2021 02:30 AM
View kfpe's profile

Fair price for a table?

03-08-2021 01:08 PM by kfpe

Hi. This is my first ever project. Friend asked me if I can make him workbenc...

23 03-09-2021 01:51 PM
View LeeRoyMan's profile

Walnut Mirror Frame

01-31-2021 09:33 PM by LeeRoyMan

Client needs a mirror frame. Quick, down and dirty, so one would think.Size ...

26 02-24-2021 03:38 PM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Jigs a Kumbo

02-17-2021 03:11 PM by Craftsman on the lake

Kumbo (according to the urban dictionary)”A very nervous guy who can si...

7 02-18-2021 12:46 PM
View 1thumb's profile

Anyone Done Any Cabinet Refacing?

02-07-2021 03:21 AM by 1thumb

Where’d you buy the peel-n-stick veneer? Use 1/4” and titebond on...

2 02-07-2021 12:18 PM
View 1thumb's profile

Best install method?

01-24-2021 07:15 PM by 1thumb

Don’t know dimensions of timbers, they just sent these pics stating mat...

9 01-25-2021 04:07 PM
View 1thumb's profile

Installing Euro Hinges

01-12-2021 12:21 AM by 1thumb

Hello. Hope all are well, if so, you’re doing better than me! Different...

31 01-15-2021 12:23 AM
View BobMassie's profile

Wood vice

12-30-2020 03:39 AM by BobMassie

Hi, I recently acquired a columbian 10” wood vice ( 9 – R ) and c...

2 12-30-2020 05:38 AM
View TechTeacher's profile

Using Square, the company not the tool

12-29-2020 01:47 PM by TechTeacher

Anyone using Square to market and sell their products? Have some non woodwork...

3 12-30-2020 01:08 AM
View RichardDePetris's profile

AmazonBasics Hand Plane signals a revival in woodworking

12-20-2020 05:39 PM by RichardDePetris

I’ve been on a woodworking sabbatical for the past couple of years afte...

12 12-21-2020 02:02 AM
View Cutzalot's profile

Hobbyist thinking about selling on Etsy

12-04-2020 03:58 PM by Cutzalot

I am a hobbyist woodworker who is going to retire in about a year. My family...

8 12-05-2020 01:24 AM

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