Professional Woodworkers Sharing Business Strategies
Written by Mario Rodriquez Monday, 16 April 2012 00:00
The proper presentation of a fine painting is considered a critical specialty in itself. In other words, the right frame in the right room, gallery or museum setting can enhance the viewer’s experience, while more effectively conveying the artist’s intention. The same can apply to furniture. Viewers and potential customers of fine furniture can have difficulty appreciating a piece and visualizing how it might look in a real-life room setting, so it helps to give them a little nudge.
Written by Keith Neer Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00
I spent most of my professional career as a scientist where linear thinking (“A” leads to “B” leads to “C,” etc.) was a way of life and strongly encouraged. Looking back, I’m sure this thought process is what drew me to woodworking; buy the wood, plane the wood, join the wood, finish the wood, etc.
Written by Fred Malone Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00
There is a little-known provision in the Internal Revenue Code that can save sole proprietors thousands of dollars in taxes every year simply by hiring their children.
Written by Davis M. Woodruff Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00
Our industry has experienced a tough couple of years. It is more important than ever to identify, measure and improve the variables that affect your bottom line. It has been said, “If you don’t measure it, why do it?” In many businesses, factors that are critical to success are not identified or measured.
Written by Dan Leiss Monday, 12 December 2011 00:00
Selecting an air compressor seems so simple. All you have to figure out is how much air you need and decide how much you want to spend, right? But then you start delving into it and find all sorts of matters you have to decide on. And it seems you can’t decide on one without first deciding on something else. It’s a cat’s cradle.
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