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7 Safety Standards You Should Follow In A Woodshop

Safety protocols for being safe and avoiding injury in a woodshop. I cannot over emphasise the importance of being safe in a woodshop. Woodworking power tools have an enormous potential for inflicting life changing injuries. The incidents that occur in a woodshop are almost never the fault of the machine. They are mostly the result […]

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How To Get Best Results From Woodworking Tools

To get maximum benefit of the woodworking tools you need to know the proper way to use them. If you learn different techniques, you can use the same woodworking tool in many different ways, and therefore manage to do more things with it. “Just when you might think you need a new power tool, you […]


11 Must Have Hand Tools For A Woodworking Business

You cannot do without hand tools in a woodshop of course. They are a must have and you are going to need them every step of the way. Just like when buying power tools buy the highest quality of hand tools that you can afford. The woodworking tool undergo a lot of rigour and wear […]


9 Must Have Power Tools For A Woodworking Business

In the beginning you will not want to invest a lot of money in buying new power tools. It is recommended that when you first start a woodworking business, try to use what you have without a major investment in new purchases of any kind. Take stock of what you already have and weigh that […]


Pros and Cons Of Woodworking Contracts With Corporates, Government Agencies And Contractors

You might be interested in picking up larger woodworking jobs than ones afforded by homeowners and individual customers. The three common sources of large woodworking jobs are contractors, corporates and government agencies. Should you pick up these jobs? Let’s see. Doing woodworking jobs for contractors Contractors can give you a lot of woodworking work but […]

Customer Service – Dealing With Complaints In a Woodworking Business

Hopefully if you do the job well and follow the suggested steps outlined earlier there will be no problems. However situations can arise. The best way to handle customer complaints and problems, in most of the circumstances, is to remember that this is not just one job thing. If you decide to play the blame […]


How to Deal With A Potential Customer

Your first dealings with a potential customer is likely to start with a phone call. Maybe even an email. But a telephone remains the primary business communication tool for most businesses. The first thing is to ensure that you are a reachable to take the call when it comes. Which makes it kind of a […]


4 Free And Cheap Ways to Advertise A Woodworking Business

Being skilled and reliable is one thing. You still need customers to make a success of your woodworking business. As a one-person woodworking business you need simple and effective methods to be discovered. For whatever reasons, if you believe that advertising a small business is difficult and expensive, it’s not true. At least not any more. […]


Create a Photo Album For Your Woodworking Business

I believe that good product photographs are really really important. You need to create a photo album for your woodworking projects. This is the best way to show a potential customer your credentials and skill as a woodworker. A photo album comprising of your body of work convinces the potential customer of your ability and […]


Importance Of Advance Deposit Policy

We think that it is extremely important to have an advance payment policy when running a woodworking business. Simply put when you agree to do a job for someone, always ask for an advance payment to the tune of 50% of the total charges. There are many benefits of doing this. When a customer pays […]

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