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By Rick Hill | Updated: 02/28/2012 9:59:00 AM
Stop looking at products and thinking, "I could make that." Instead start asking people, "What can I make for you?" Focus on your own custom woodworking abilities.
By Rick Hill | Updated: 02/21/2012 9:53:00 AM
If the entire focus of your woodworking shop is on one person's ability and creativity, then the customers will only be happy if that one person builds their product, so grow your business beyond your talents.
By Rick Hill | Updated: 02/14/2012 8:17:00 AM
Last week was spent in Florida at the International Builders Show but only a few cabinet companies had the foresight to buck tradition and exhibit.
By Rick Hill | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:18:00 AM
Although the last few years have been tough many of the companies exhibiting at the Woodworking Tool Expo said that business is picking up.
By Rick Hill | Updated: 01/31/2012 10:49:00 AM
While at the Woodworking Tool Expo in Howe, IN last week I met with several different woodworking shops. Most of the conversations were about the up and downs in the market. One shop’s unique display method caught my ear.
By Rick Hill | Updated: 01/24/2012 2:16:00 PM
Experience has taught you that no matter what you do, these kinds of people will find something wrong with the job.
By Rick Hill | Updated: 01/17/2012 10:35:00 AM
If you knew the exact date and time the woodworking industry would recover, how would you prepare your business?