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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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Hourly Rate of Pay

04-06-2018 06:28 AM by DIYWaterDog

What is a reasonable hourly rate for woodworking? I have an open ended agr...

33 04-12-2018 10:54 PM
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03-28-2018 01:33 AM by wood2art

I have been selling my wood boxes on Etsy for the last 7 years. I have had so...

10 04-12-2018 03:10 PM
View 000's profile

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03-18-2018 12:42 AM by 000


28 03-20-2018 01:53 PM
View fazhou's profile

How do I take payments?

03-18-2018 09:40 PM by fazhou

Hello,Maybe you can help? How do I go about taking payments for something? ...

17 03-19-2018 04:50 PM
View bues0022's profile

need a quote for reproduction wheels

03-10-2018 02:53 PM by bues0022

I recently moved, and the moving company blew up some wheels on a family heir...

11 03-15-2018 02:30 PM
View HodgeyPodgey's profile

Craft fairs, anyone?

06-27-2017 08:17 PM by HodgeyPodgey

I am thinking about making some stuff to sell at some local craft fairs. I wi...

25 03-14-2018 03:40 AM
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03-12-2018 12:53 PM by Rcwatts89

Im new to all this and so far i have completed a end table and coffee table a...

5 03-12-2018 03:48 PM
View Wood_smith's profile

Cover it!

03-02-2018 09:15 PM by Wood_smith

If you need it covered, I can do it!Even the lowly shop vac deserves a little...

2 03-02-2018 11:21 PM
View shwoodnt's profile

Fair market value for labor for this cabinet?

02-28-2018 09:35 PM by shwoodnt

After building everything in the lower part of my kitchen myself, I sought my...

12 03-01-2018 05:47 AM
View cabs4less's profile

Has anyone used

09-20-2011 07:00 PM by cabs4less

I found this site and its like 40.00 bucks a month to use. From what i can g...

14 02-24-2018 03:34 PM
View JoshNZ's profile

Warranty for your work?

02-12-2018 12:00 PM by JoshNZ

I’ve got a bit of free time coming up and with some spare steel/timber ...

9 02-14-2018 04:35 AM
View Mean_Dean's profile

What Sells The Best?

08-15-2012 09:10 PM by Mean_Dean

Hey Guys! I am wondering what woodworking products sell the best, in your ...

40 02-13-2018 04:05 AM
View DTrak's profile

Having my designs manufactured

02-09-2018 04:00 PM by DTrak

This question is a little different than the focus of this forum, but this wa...

51 02-13-2018 02:10 AM
View Alex Lane's profile

Sometimes I can't believe it...

02-02-2018 02:33 PM by Alex Lane

It amazes me sometimes that I actually get paid to do this. Building wings fo...

4 02-03-2018 07:31 PM
View Shaneswoodcuts's profile

Setting price rates per project?

01-26-2018 03:48 PM by Shaneswoodcuts

Hey, being new to this.. forum and a little over a year working with wood. 1...

14 01-28-2018 07:19 PM
View LyubomyrS's profile

How do i price my work?

01-25-2018 06:01 AM by LyubomyrS

Hey guys, so I’m new to the business and need help pricing my projects....

16 01-27-2018 12:42 AM
View Thinice's profile

price tag

01-23-2018 12:21 PM by Thinice

What would you charge john Q public for this the wife says $250. Think thats ...

16 01-25-2018 01:19 AM
View Carloz's profile

Forget it!

11-19-2017 04:41 PM by Carloz

Every other post here is an attempt to somehow move ones hobby to business. U...

44 01-02-2018 06:28 PM
View Rebarn's profile

Wood Working As A Business

12-30-2017 09:19 PM by Rebarn

I’m wondering how many of you are wood working for a living. How many ...

18 12-31-2017 03:30 AM
View Mythic's profile

Ballpark retail value for workbench I made

12-15-2017 03:54 PM by Mythic

Hello, I’m a hobby grade woodworker, have been for 35 years. Never sold anyth...

30 12-16-2017 04:04 PM

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