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What is the best wood to make an outdoor sign?

Well, as it turns out, a lot of people have been asking that question for years. Let’s start with a simple fact: For any real work that needs to be done, wood is a superior material to many of the substitutes that come close to it. You should read this. For the sake of argument, […]

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What is the best wood to make an outdoor sign?

The answer is to choose a piece of wood that has enough flex (flexibility) to be placed under the sun. It’s fine to use hardwood as well – it’s a great wood for your sign! I’m always on the lookout for woods that have good natural grain. I usually use a wide-leaf maple, but any […]

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What are popular crafts to sell?

There are many activities and craft supplies that can be acquired from a market or an online store. When doing this, be sure to be sure there are no products that have a similar use, such as glue and other substances. What are some things to make sure you keep in mind when selling your […]

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How much space do I need for a woodworking shop?

This one’s a little tricky. This is a very broad statement, because space is so important. You need somewhere big to keep your tools, wood scraps, etc, not to mention all of the work you’re doing so you can sleep. The thing is, I don’t have a great answer to this question. My answer is […]

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What handmade wood items sell best?

Woodcrafters’ choice #1: Wine or beer Wine can bring in a good amount of cash, but the high markup of wine can put a stop to your woodcraft work. Wine, though, can also be a great choice, as it requires less preparation and less work, which means you can focus more on making your product […]

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What wood items sell best?

You can easily tell which items sell best based on their value. There are many sources (websites, magazines and online) that can give you this information, but our system works by first categorizing wood items as they would be used in a home, and then analyzing how much they would sell for. This method of […]

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How do I start a small woodworking shop?

You have several options if you are not already an avid woodworker. The first thing to remember is that starting from scratch is the fastest and most straightforward way to get going in the woodworking world. When I say “start a small woodworking shop,” I am talking about starting with a working bench or at […]

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How do I market my woodworking business?

The best way to market is by going to an actual brick and mortar store or online. You can also email the store or show up at the stores to make sales pitches. Just be persistent and try to reach out on the phone and in person. There is no doubt, however, that a successful […]

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How much space do I need for a woodworking shop?

  I really don’t know.  The room might be a little too small, but its still plenty for me and the family.  There is a big hole in my closet but that’s ok.  Now all I need to do is find a wood project for my wife to do.  I love working with wood.  But […]

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What are easy things to make and sell?

I would rather spend the time doing them well than have to put in the effort of making them difficult. 5. Don’t take advantage of your client for free. You should keep your costs as low as possible by getting quotes from all the relevant people as well as working with the best vendors (it […]