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An informative article written by CustomMade guest blogger Doug Turner of Turner Custom Furniture. Doug is a very talented woodworker as-well- as a savvy businessman. Doug likes to share his business and marketing tips with other craftspeople in order to help them run efficient, successful businesses.
Google Docs is an expanding suite of applications, which allows the creation of:
None of these applications is extremely complex – for instance, the drawing program is not Sketchup. It’s sort of like Microsoft Paint, but again, it is web based, meaning you can sketch in real time while someone watches and sketches on the same drawing at the same time, which is very useful.
For the most part, I use the document and spreadsheet applications to create:
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I found this article to be very informative. I have never really got into Google Docs much, but I feel that I should give it a try after reading this. Thank you :)
FYI, Office 365 is cloud-based. It includes all of the usual suspects in the Office Suite, including Exchange Online-based email, calendars and contacts. It's not free but the $6 a month for individual plan is cheap compared to the up-front costs for the desktop Office. And no advertising dollars to support it, sort of the PBS vs commercial TV model.
I ran a series of "give-aways" on my blog. I embedded a Google Docs form which saved the submissions in an Excel style spreadsheet. Google even sent me an email everytime someone submitted an entry. And as you say, it is free.
Cut nails and a clever lid clinch a traditional Japanese toolbox
Fast, fun approach to making a comfortable, casual seat
In this video Michael finishes the first of the three boxes. Gluing-up, planing, sanding and finishing bring a new piece of art to the world.
In this video Michael starts work on the second box, a carved and painted Saddle lid box.
Michael begins carving the saddle lid box with his ripple pattern along the top. Then turns to his 5/30 gouge to texture the sides of the box. This isn't work…
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