Category Archive for: ‘Woodworking Business’

How to Sell Your Finished Woodworking Projects

How to Sell Your Finished Woodworking Projects

If you’ve been practicing your woodworking a lot, chances are good you’ve probably got a workshop full of finished projects. Why not make some money off of these and sell a few of them? Here are some tips and tricks to help you make the transition from hobbyist to seller when it comes to woodworking. Choose a Place to Sell …

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5 Tips for A Great Woodworking Business

5 Tips for A Great Woodworking Business

If you enjoy working with wood but only do it as a hobby or to make gifts for friends, it might be time to turn it into something a little more lucrative. Whether you’re running an existing woodworking business or just starting out, here are five tips to help you lead your new enterprise to success. 1. Don’t Forget Your …

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How to Become a Professional Woodworker

How to Become a Professional Woodworker

For those who truly love it, woodworking is a combination of artistry and hobbyism that allows for self-expression and provides a cost-effective solution to buying furniture and other products you can make from wood. However, as those who’ve made the jump will tell you, professional woodworking is very different from practicing your craft as a hobby. If you’ve been considering …

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Artist, Craftsman, Contractor or Carpenter?

Artist, Craftsman, Contractor or Carpenter?

In many businesses, finding a niche and servicing it is the right approach to build a successful business. It’s a way to set yourself up as an expert which can result in being able to charge more for your services as a specialist. However, for some professions, this could be a misstep. Take woodworking. There are many types of woodworkers. …

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Pricing and Estimates for Woodwork

Pricing and Estimates for Woodwork

If you’re looking to make the leap from hobbyist to professional, it can be tough to figure out pricing for your woodwork. Not only do you have to account for materials and time, but you need to ensure you aren’t underselling your work and that you still remain competitively priced for the local market. Valuing Your Work In a world …

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Can Woodworkers Benefit from Facebook Marketing?

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It goes without saying that Facebook is kind of a big deal. As the most popular social media platform in the world, businesses large and small have embraced it as a way to reach out to current and potential customers. Facebook marketing has grown significantly during this time, with over 2 million new advertisers making use of the site since …

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WordPress for Woodworkers

WordPress for Woodworkers

Without a decent web presence, you’ve got very little opportunity to show potential clients what sort of magic you can work with wood. It’s the spot for a portfolio of your work, the place to showcase recommendations and a way to display your contact information and availability and it’s the best place for your blog. One of the simplest setups …

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Establishing Your Woodworking Niche

Establishing Your Woodworking Niche

When you’re starting out as a woodworker, it can be tempting to create a body of work that covers broad areas so you can show clients you’re able to do anything. In woodworking, it can be more helpful to find a niche and focus on it. If you like building cabinetry, become the best cabinet maker ever. Allow your work …

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7 Tips for Selling Wood Projects on Etsy

7 Tips for Selling Wood Projects on Etsy

Etsy can be a great place to sell your wood projects, allowing others to appreciate the things you’ve made while earning money for your hard work. Unfortunately, figuring out how to sell on sites like Etsy can be overwhelming at times, if you aren’t sure what you’re supposed to do. Sometimes sales will be slow, sometimes they’ll be fast and …

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Turning Your Woodworking Hobby into a Side Business

Turning Your Woodworking Hobby into a Side Business

Woodworking can be a very fulfilling hobby. Not only are you creating something unique, but in many cases you’re also making something functional. Other people may start to notice your work and you might even get asked if you take commissions. While it’s easy to regard this question as a fluke the first time you hear it, don’t sell yourself …

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