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Woodworking Business Posts

  • How to sell wood crafts – Explore all options.
    When it comes to running a small business, creating is nothing without selling. Discover all the ways you can sell the woodcrafts you make.
  • How to create niche best selling wood crafts.
    Find a profitable niche and you will find a woodcraft that sells like hot cakes. Here’s how to come with ideas for hundreds of unique and popular woodcrafts. 
  • 3 hand planes you should buy first and their uses
    Hand tools are great for a lot of uses around the wood shop. Discover the uses for the 3 most popular hand planes you can buy.
  • Why you should pre-finish wood projects and how to do it.
    Looking for a way to make the finishing part of a project go easier? Try the technique of pre-finishing your wood projects.
  • Start A Woodworking Business From Your Garage
    One of the most popular locations for a home based wood shop, discover your options to use the garage space to it’s full potential.
  • How to breathe clean and clear air in a workshop
    Safety always comes first. Breathing clean air is the most basic and primary standard of a health work environment in a work shop. This is your 101 guide for breathing clean air while woodworking.
  • Do You Really Need Commercial Grade Tools
    Building an arsenal of tools can be a never ending process in woodworking. This is a comparison between commercial and consumer grade tools and when you need to have one or the either.
  • Essential power tools for a wood shop
    Hand tools cannot match the speed of power tools. They are essentials in any modern wood shop. This is the list of over 25 most sought after woodworking power tools, in order of their importance.
  • Essential hand tools for a wood shop
    Speed aside, many professional woodworkers will tell you that the finish of a woodworking hand tool can never be surpassed or even matched by a power tool. Essential hand tools add versatility to your wood projects and even make certain jobs easier.
  • Top 10 Best Selling Wood Crafts
    Wouldn’t it be great if you knew just the wood craft to make that would sell right off the shelves faster than you could make it? Here is some help in that direction.
    These best selling wood crafts are all about time tested ideas and techniques that make a wood craft really popular.
  • 11 must have finishing supplies for a wood shop
    Often the last stage for a wood project but also a crucial one with the potential to make or break all your hard work. Here are some essential finishing supplies for your wood shop that make the job easier and yield great results.
  • Making the perfect birdhouse
    An evergreen outdoor wood project. Learn to get a birdhouse right and make your little furry friends feel right at home.
  • Easiest Ways To Buy The Best Wood
    Wood is your number one recurrent expense and your primary raw material. Getting the wood you need easily and cheaply with make things so much easier and profitable for you.
  • How to re-condition a cordless drill battery
    This is a very interesting read for anyone with battery operated power tools. With deterioration of the battery, the performance of the tool also suffers. This post goes over some great methods to keep make that battery last much longer and even recover it’s condition when the power and capacity dwindles.
  • Safety Procedures In A Wood Shop
    Safety in a workshop is paramount. Go over the essential and must have safety protocols you must have in place every time you do woodwork.

Sewing Business Posts

An Introduction – Where to begin
 A common ground where all small business owners start. The what's and the how's of starting. This post begins at that point and introduces you to some nuances of starting a sewing business.

Not sure what to sew to sell? Start here.
 Knowing how to create successful sewing projects for your sewing business can be a bit of a mind game. This post is a guide to help you break through that mystification.

How to buy the right sewing machine to get the job done
 Your sewing machine is your primary tool of creation and there is a very large variety available. See how much of a sewing machine you need for your sew shop.

How to choose the perfect name for a sewing business.
 Choosing a business name is one of the first step for all businesses and an important one. Choose the right name for your sewing business and it will help you get off your feet and progress that much faster.

How to buy and manage fabric responsibly
 The fabric inventory can quickly get out of control and chaotic if you do not manage it systematically. Fabric is the main  raw material for a sewing business and is used in large quantities. Which is the reason why it can also lead to large wastage. Learn how to buy fabric for a sewing business.

5 most useful sewing crafts to make and sell
 You can sew crafts in so many different categories. But the ones that tend to do really well are also the ones that serve a purpose. Discover five examples of best selling sewing crafts with a purpose.

Learn to coordinate different fabrics
 Being unique is not always about reinventing the wheel. In fact in most cases it is about doing things differently and doing them better. This post is about exploring fabrics as a way of creating a unique look for your sewing business.

11 must have tools and accessories for your sew shop
 These tools and accessories will make dozens of jobs a lot more easier for you.

6 must have accessories for your sewing machine
 Boost the functionality of your sewing machine with these accessories that enable you to perform many kinds of jobs on the same sewing machine.

10 best selling sewing crafts
 The title of this post says it all. These are 10 examples of best selling sewing crafts. They are singular examples and also serve as a guide for discovering more popular ideas of creating best selling sewing crafts.

How to save a TON of money when buying fabric
Your biggest recurring expense will be the fabric. Here are ways to strike bargain, discover deals and use strategies that save you money when purchasing this raw material for your sewing business. Increase your profit margin, reduce the selling price and make your sewing business more competitive. 

Get more out of your patterns. Make amazing innovations!

Craft Business Posts

So you are a skilled crafter and good at making so many things. While it's great to be gifted with multiple talents, it can be the perfect idea for an art and craft business can still be elusive. Here is a list of some well rehearsed craft businesses to inspire you to start one of your own.

31 places to sell your crafts online

Most of us easily locate the popular online marketplaces with ease. However, I was surprised to discover so many more when I looked a little closer. Read about more than 30 websites where you can sell your art and crafts online.

10 best selling handicraft categories

When is it not awesome to know what sells the best? This post takes a look at some of the all-time favourites art and crafts. Get inspired to come up with some best selling crafting ideas of your own.

9 essential costs of starting a craft business

Know what you are getting into. How much cash corpus do you need if you want to start a craft business of your own.

7 ways to increase the sale value of your crafts 

One of the factors that the selling price of a craft depends upon is, how much a buyer is ready to pay for it. Higher selling prices do not always reflect higher manufacturing costs. There are other ways to charge more for your work. This post is about some great ways in which you can increase the perceived value of a craft or any other product, for that matter, and earn better returns for your work.

7 success stories to inspire your craft business

Seven success stories. We picked up on some real life examples of successful small businesses that we hope will inspire and show you that it can be done.

How to choose your craft

How to choose your craft. For the times that leave you wondering what crafts you should make that will earn you the best reward for your work.

7 reasons you must have a website for your craft business

There are many ways to sell and do business. But the one thing that you shouldn't ignore is having a website for your craft business be it a blog that you post on frequently or a compact one page design. These are seven reasons why your craft needs website sooner than later.

7 essential steps to create a brand image

I believe that right branding is essential to deliver the right selling price for anything you make. Yet many crafters and artists overlook this crucial step all together. It doesn't take much to get started with branding your work to attract more sales and higher profits. Here are seven steps to get you started.

5 tricks to increase sales of your crafts

More sales, more joy. Amongst thousands of things that can be done here is our pick of five things you can do today to boost your sales.

4 ways to get a great selling price for your crafts

People ponder over formulas and projections to determine the right selling price for their work. A good selling price is a fine balance between maximising profit and delivering value to the buyer. Here are a few pointers that help you get close to that magical figure with least headache and experimentation.