If you want to learn woodworking with lessons and woodworking classes our first recommendation is "find a mentor". It is one of the better ways to go about gaining knowledge about woodcraft. Today, there is no shortage of do-it-yourself information on a wide array of subjects, and easy accessibility to…
Can you make money with an individual woodworking business? This is a question asked by all fresh faces wanting to make an appearance on the woodworking scene. It is a worthy question and one that can only be answered in relation to a few other factors. Read this post to find out what it's going to take to make a respectable income in the woodworking vocation.
Business growth is needed to increase business income. The more you can automate the business the less is the pressure on your personal presence and intervention. This allows you to expand operations as the growth is not dependent on your capabilities alone. Here is a post on how to achieve optimum growth and independence in your woodworking business.
Woodworkers speak on the subject of hand tools and their place today in the workshops. Here is an article looking at the role that some important hand tools still play and how you can include a few essential ones to strike a balance in your woodworking, enhance creativity, getter better results and improve the overall workflow, all by using some woodworking hand tools.
Is it possible to run a moneymaking small-scale woodworking business in today's day? Woodworking is not just a craft, it's a tradition of sorts. The way our ancestors did it was very different from the way things are done now. Handicrafts were the norm then. Today, a handicraft has to…
Cuts are important. Every woodworker knows that. And every tip helps no matter how long you have been woodworking. Cutting plywood is different to cutting wood in many ways. You need to plan your cuts differently to get the desired finished results. Often, plywood sheets are large and heavy and…
If you didn't know it, hand planes are an absolute must for woodworking. They are an absolute boon to have regardless of what power tools you use. Hand planes make common jobs easier in a workshop, and save you time and effort. As long as you take the time and practise to learn to them, these are the 3 must have hand planes you need to buy first for your woodworking workshop.
A table saw is one of the first major power tool a commercial woodworker buys. The advice most commonly given is to buy the best you can afford. Even so your new table saw might need a few checks to make sure there are no defects and a few tuneups to set it up for accurate cuts. Here are a few important checks as well as maintenance tips for your high utility power tool that will keep it delivering accurate cuts for a long time.
Discovering niche crafts to make is a great way to create a brand image and generate more sales. In this post we speak about how to how to make niche wood crafts that help you cut through the competition and generate more profit. There are simple enough ideas you can use to create some novel crafts of your own that help you stand out.
Selling is the key for any business. This is a comprehensive post on the subject of selling your woodworking projects. It touches on all aspects of promoting your woodcrafts online and offline. You will read about the various places you can sell as well as the marketing strategies you can use to reach more customers.