For professional woodworkers, it’s the way they keep food on the table and a roof over their heads. For amateurs, it’s a sign that they have arrived as respected crafts person.
Yes, selling your work is a big step to take. Whether you are building pieces on spec to be sold at a craft show or you are building on a commission or contract for a particular customer, there’s nothing quite like the thrill of the exchange of money for a completed woodworking project.
Now, given the current economic climate, it may have been a while since you have sold a piece, but we’re looking to see if you have ever sold one of your creations.
This week, we want to know if you have ever sold a piece of your work and what the experience was like for you.
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4 thoughts on “Quick Poll”
Have sold a few only a few to other than frends.
So far the items I’ve made (Christmas presents for family, 9 clocks this Christmas this year, things for the shop (Router table, work bench, tool and clamp dolly, I’m working on a miter saw table, DC system, and circle cutter for the bandsaw now)and for the house have all been given away or kept.
We hold an annual Art and Craft show from our home every year in October. This has worked really well for us and over the years we have built up a good client base. From these clients I also get referrals for other jobs. The business building slow which is OK, It is always fun that way.
I wonder why that turner is working without safety glasses.