Copyright (c) 2014 CraftStylish.com en-us Fine Woodworking - "The Pro Shop" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "The Pro Shop" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/how-to-sell-handcrafted-furniture Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:43:45 -0500 Fine Woodworking - "The Pro Shop" blog entries Fine Woodworking - "The Pro Shop" blog entries http://www.finewoodworking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finewoodworking.com/blog/how-to-sell-handcrafted-furniture <![CDATA[Using Google Docs to Collaborate & Get Organized ]]> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44420/using-google-docs-to-collaborate-get-organized http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44420/using-google-docs-to-collaborate-get-organized Using Google Docs to Collaborate & Get Organized Posted by CustomMade
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... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Furniture Dressed for Success]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 21:50:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44417/furniture-dressed-for-success http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44417/furniture-dressed-for-success Furniture Dressed for Success Posted by CustomMade
If you find inspiration in your clothing, you can also express that vision through a fine custom furniture piece for your home. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Preserving the Architectural Past in the Internet Age ]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:50:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44131/preserving-the-architectural-past-in-the-internet-age http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44131/preserving-the-architectural-past-in-the-internet-age Preserving the Architectural Past in the Internet Age Posted by CustomMade
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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Crafters Create Lasting Legacies in Wood]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44055/crafters-create-lasting-legacies-in-wood http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/44055/crafters-create-lasting-legacies-in-wood CustomMade
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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Your Marketing Clean-Up Checklist ]]> Tue, 27 Dec 2011 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43575/your-marketing-clean-up-checklist http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43575/your-marketing-clean-up-checklist Your Marketing Clean-Up Checklist Posted by CustomMade
    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... ]]>
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<![CDATA["Made by Hand": Celebrating the local maker]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:30:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43564/made-by-hand-celebrating-the-local-maker http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43564/made-by-hand-celebrating-the-local-maker Posted by CustomMade
Celebrating the people who make sustainable things by hand. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Importance of Wood is Both Its Form and Function]]> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 13:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43309/the-importance-of-wood-is-both-its-form-and-function http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/43309/the-importance-of-wood-is-both-its-form-and-function The Importance of Wood is Both Its Form and Function Posted by CustomMade
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... ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Making of a Chess Piece: Morroccan Style]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 22:45:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42367/the-making-of-a-chess-piece-morroccan-style http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42367/the-making-of-a-chess-piece-morroccan-style The Making of a Chess Piece: Morroccan Style Posted by CustomMade
A Morroccan woodworker casually sits on the side of the road plying his trade. He makes ornate wooden chess pieces using the most basic tools: hand, foot and chisel. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Using Quick Response "QR" Codes to Promote Your Business]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42968/using-quick-response-qr-codes-to-promote-your-business http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42968/using-quick-response-qr-codes-to-promote-your-business CustomMade
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. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Live Edge Inlaid Ambrosia Maple Dining Table]]> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:06:42 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42557/live-edge-inlaid-ambrosia-maple-dining-table http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42557/live-edge-inlaid-ambrosia-maple-dining-table CustomMade
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<![CDATA[Rise Above the Noise]]> Mon, 14 Nov 2011 08:31:02 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42559/rise-above-the-noise http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42559/rise-above-the-noise CustomMade
In today's competitive marketplace, its important to differentiate yourself from others. Make your clients aware of your entire product offering and utilize different channels to rise above the noise. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Furniture of the Future Inspired by Designs of the Past]]> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 21:39:59 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42307/furniture-of-the-future-inspired-by-designs-of-the-past http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42307/furniture-of-the-future-inspired-by-designs-of-the-past Furniture of the Future Inspired by Designs of the Past Posted by CustomMade
    A ghost story from the custom desks gallery.  Take a look at the picture below. Table/Desk by BWTribble.com at CustomMade.com This is an interpretation by Barry... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Is mass customization good for custom artistry?]]> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 19:59:54 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42163/is-mass-customization-good-for-custom-artistry http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/42163/is-mass-customization-good-for-custom-artistry Is mass customization good for custom artistry? Posted by CustomMade
Today it's possible to have things made exactly the way we want them. Do we now expect everything to be customized? How unique is it if everybody's doing it? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Restore, repair, and renew: Don't let go of cherished furniture before its time ]]> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41922/restore-repair-and-renew-dont-let-go-of-cherished-furniture-before-its-time http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41922/restore-repair-and-renew-dont-let-go-of-cherished-furniture-before-its-time Restore, repair, and renew: Don't let go of cherished furniture before its time  Posted by CustomMade
Don't let go of cherished furniture before its time. Consider custom restoration and repair and transform your treasured pieces in the most surprising ways. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Mark Yundt Breathes Life Back Into Wood]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2011 20:41:30 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41891/mark-yundt-breathes-life-back-into-wood http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41891/mark-yundt-breathes-life-back-into-wood Mark Yundt Breathes Life Back Into Wood Posted by CustomMade
What inspires an artisan to create a custom carved sculpture that is not just lifelike but has a sense of vitality in itself? This article is about wood's capacity for life and transformation in the hands of the artist. ]]>
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<![CDATA[New woodworking projects made from old wine barrel wood]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:50:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41247/new-woodworking-projects-made-from-old-wine-barrel-wood http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/41247/new-woodworking-projects-made-from-old-wine-barrel-wood New woodworking projects made from old wine barrel wood Posted by CustomMade
Check out these beautiful and unexpected uses for old wine barrel wood. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Antique Rocking Horse Design That's Timelessly Modern]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 09:40:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40890/antique-rocking-horse-design-thats-timelessly-modern http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40890/antique-rocking-horse-design-thats-timelessly-modern Antique Rocking Horse Design That's Timelessly Modern Posted by CustomMade
  There's something undeniably clean, modern and striking about this rocking horse design which is actually based on an antique German folk toy.   Cherry rocking horse... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Timeless Revolutionary Era Kitchen Remodel]]> Mon, 12 Sep 2011 09:45:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40880/timeless-revolutionary-era-kitchen-remodel http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40880/timeless-revolutionary-era-kitchen-remodel Timeless Revolutionary Era Kitchen Remodel Posted by CustomMade
Inspiring before and after photos of a cramped revolutionary era kitchen transformed into an timeless and functional kitchen. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Revolving Bookcases]]> Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40722/revolving-bookcases http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40722/revolving-bookcases Revolving Bookcases Posted by CustomMade
If you associate revolving bookshelves strictly with stores and waiting rooms, think again. Sure-fire conversation pieces for your living room or study, custom bookcases designed to stand away from the walls can function as multi-faceted room dividers and provide plenty of storage with a compact footprint. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Gadget Camp: Instilling Pride in Manufacturing Amongst Today's Youth]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:00:00 -0500 http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40613/gadget-camp-instilling-pride-in-manufacturing-amongst-todays-youth http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/40613/gadget-camp-instilling-pride-in-manufacturing-amongst-todays-youth Gadget Camp: Instilling Pride in Manufacturing Amongst Today's Youth Posted by CustomMade
How will the custom makers of the next generation get their start? Gadget Camp in Chicago has young people to put down the arts and crafts and pick up a drill press. ]]>
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