Professional Woodworkers Sharing Business Strategies

Tax man cometh with deductions for you

Monday, 29 September 2008 19:20

Imagine an enjoyable and educational vacation with Uncle Sam, in the form of our tax laws, picking up part of the tab. That’s right, every woodworking business, the owner and employees of that business (even someone who is a shareholder/employee), can legitimately claim an income tax deduction for the expenses paid or incurred in attending trade shows, conventions and meetings.



Prepare in advance for IWF's offerings

Written by A.J. Hamler Wednesday, 27 August 2008 15:40

With so many exhibitors and so little time, mapping out your trip beforehand can help you cover the most ground in Atlanta



Give your employees a stake in success

Tuesday, 05 August 2008 20:18

All too often in business, when success is achieved, the accolades are attributed to the owner and not the employees.



Pro Shop

Tuesday, 12 August 2008 14:13

Trailer boat owners and anglers looking for a new place to launch don't have to settle for the same old water or fishing holes thanks to a free, online BoatU.S. Launch Ramp Locator at



Wood warping not an open-and-shut case

Friday, 18 July 2008 13:10

By Ian Kirby
In the July 2008 issue of Woodshop News (page 16, “Finishing both sides is warped thinking”), finishing columnist Bob Flexner said “It’s a widespread myth among woodworkers and finishers that to prevent warping it’s necessary to balance moisture-vapor exchange by finishing both sides of wood. In fact, finishing the undersides of tabletops or the insides of cabinets or chests has only limited impact on reducing the likelihood of future problems.”



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