Nancy Hiller is a professional cabinetmaker who has operated NR Hiller Design, Inc. since 1995. Her most recent book is Making Things Work.
January 25, 2019
The notion of work-life balance seems to imply that work is, by definition, drudgery. It may well be, for people who hate their jobs.
October 15, 2018
This is part of a series about different marketing tools for woodworkers. The others are linked below. To be in business, you have to respond to demand; you can’t just…
July 26, 2018
Arts and crafts maker presents a fresh twist on a period design
June 26, 2018
Darrell Peart credits his ads in print periodicals with making his name one of the most widely known among those who specialize in Arts and Crafts work
May 30, 2018
This is part of a series about different marketing tools for woodworkers. The others are linked below. To make a living as a furniture maker, you have to sell your…
December 4, 2017
This is part two of Nancy's earlier Pro's Corner post: "5 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Clients" Challenge code “Caution-Tape Yellow” Even the most reasonable of customers can sometimes change…
November 21, 2017
As long as you have to sell your work to make a living, you’re working for someone else: your customer
August 14, 2017
If you’re thinking of turning your passion into a profession you should take a deep look at what is involved in running a legitimate business.
March 29, 2017
A traditional, crackled milk paint finish can add bold color and texture to any piece
December 13, 2012
Build a beautiful display piece
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