Woodwork as a Business

Getting Started
Money Matters
Welcome to Passion for Woodwork
Written by Web Master   
Saturday, 17 February 2007

If you have every thought about making money from your woodwork craft hobby, This is the place to be.  Here at Passion for Woodwork  we provide quality business advice, hints and tips to help turn your passion to profit. There is money to be made from your hobby and with the right advice and a little effort you can live the life of your dreams. Working at what you love and making money from it.


For a while now we have been selling a book called "Woodworking as a Business : Turning Your Passion to Profit" Image

The book has been a staple for many people building a woodworking craft  business. Take a look at it here .


So why start the Passion for Woodwork site ?



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Last Updated ( Saturday, 21 April 2007 )
Woodworking Supplies
Written by derryck   
Thursday, 17 January 2008

Let’s face it; woodworking supplies are one of the items you consider may already have a reasonable back stock. By woodworking supplies, we are referring to hardwoods or softwoods types of supplies etc. This is one of the primary areas that separate a true businessperson and a hobbyist. There’s only one-way to buy raw materials for a business: wholesale, wholesale, wholesale. If you are buying materials from a retailer, regardless of whether they were on sale or not, you are paying the retailers profit margin and overhead. To really effectively find raw materials, you’ll need to seek out wholesalers or distributors and buy materials in larger quantities than your previous retail purchases.

Once you’ve planned your initial budget for outgoing money, you need to make a plan to get incoming money. Most woodworkers find the process of planning their rates troublesome. We’ll discuss a variety of methods for planning your billing rates.

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 02 February 2008 )
Holy Land Wood Crafts & Olive Wood
Written by Deryck   
Thursday, 19 April 2007

A glimpse into the process of making olive wood products in a small shop just out side of Bethlehem. I'm just amazed that this craftsman still has all his fingers.


Just amazing 

Where is that OHS officer when you need him. No eye/face protection, no guards, no dust collection, no emergency stop, no spectator control. Certainly looks like someone has been watching out for him. Its hard to imaging that you could sit there all day and not make a mistake. Still I've counted his fingers and I believe he has all ten.

Safety issues aside it is a simple business using simple woodworking tools. Similar to a craft business my wife used to run. She made wooden fish. Yes, Wooden Fish. It was quite successful till her life situation changed and she couldn't spend enough time on them any more. Children have that effect on mothers 

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 24 April 2007 )
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