Professional Woodworkers Sharing Business Strategies

Sound advice on stifling hearing loss

Written by John English Monday, 17 May 2010 00:00

john_englishSome woodworkers use a car key, but most guys rely on a little finger to dig out the excess earwax. Normally, wax protects the eardrum from dirt and dust, but it can build to excess when trying to provide a barrier to workshop sound. Woodworkers deal with the low-frequency hum of dust collectors and the high whine of routers on a daily basis, and very few of us take adequate precautions against noise. The result is NIHL (noise-induced hearing loss), which has literally millions of us asking people to repeat things, turn up the TV, and be quiet back there.

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Facebook can ultimately add customers

Written by Steve Marks Monday, 19 April 2010 00:00

This free and easy tool can have much more potential as a marketing tool than any blog or e-mail newsletter

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Every effort can mean profits for you

Written by A.J. Hamler Tuesday, 23 February 2010 19:05

26_aj_hamlerPersonal woodworking will do double or even triple duty if you use it to promote your shop's unique craftsmanship

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A piece of the pie is better than nothing

Written by Dan Alleger Tuesday, 26 January 2010 13:16

24_dan_allegerBuilding cabinets here and doing some finishing there - diversifying can help you meet the needs of your local market

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Blogs are a quick way to boost business

Written by Dan Mosheim Monday, 21 December 2009 18:26

If you have a penchant for writing and photography, this online tool can sell your shop and serve as an archive

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