Subscribe to RSS feed
The distressed look is a wonderful way for a new piece of custom furniture to gain the appearance and character of an old heirloom piece.view details
Woodworkers aren’t merely a group of tradesman toiling with wood. Woodworkers are historians, naturalists, conservators, environmentalists, foresters, businessmen and artists. Just like the life-cycle of a forest, woodworkers bring together the past and present while simultaneously creating the opportunity of new life for the future.view details
Doug shares insightful and useful marketing tools for woodworkers looking to showcase themselves and their work in order to educate consumers about custom and increase productivity. The following article is written by CustomMade guest blogger Doug Turner of Turner Custom Furniture. Doug shares insightful and useful marketing tools for woodworkers...view details
A humidor will help you store your cigars for months or even years without sacrificing the quality of your smoke. But you have to know what kind of wood to use. Custom Humidor by MWB Studios on CustomMade.com All too often, gift-giving is focused on women and children. Being a woman myself, I tend to like...view details
Use Quick Response or "QR" codes to promote your business. They're easy to use and provide the consumer a fun, interactive way to access your information and get to know you better.view details
About The Pro Shop Blog
Thinking about going pro and selling your woodwork? Or just want some advice on how to market your business and make it stand out in the marketplace? Well this blog’s for you.
A joint venture between Fine Woodworking and CustomMade, The Pro Shop will give you tips on selling custom furniture or just getting started in the business.
Questions for our bloggers? Post a comment here and we’ll try to address it in an upcoming post.
About Fine Woodworking: Your source for expert advice on woodworking and furniture making since 1975.
About CustomMade: An online marketplace designed to help serious craftspeople sell their wares and help customers locate a custom maker.