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    Weekend Favs June 16 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I dont go into depth about the finds, but encourage youto check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […] More...
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    Transcript of How to Develop the Right Idea at the Right Time written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing Back to Podcast Transcript John Jantsch: Hello and welcome to another episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast. This is John Jantsch, and my guest today is Allen Gannett. He is the CEO and founder of TrackMaven, a marketing insights platform. He’s also the author of a book we’re going to talk about today called […] More...
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  7. Must-Have Website Elements for Professional ServicesTue, 05 Jun 2018 21:36:52 +0000
    Must-Have Website Elements for Professional Services written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing As a professional services provider, your website should be your most valuable marketing asset and the hub of all of your marketing efforts. Your website shouldn’t just be a pretty design that people can look at. It needs to act as an actual tool for your business and work as a lead generating machine. Your […] More...
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    Weekend Favs June 2 written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I dont go into depth about the finds, but encourage youto check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […] More...
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  3. Bush Business Furniture looks at color trends, moves into seatingThu, 14 Jun 2018 18:30:03 EST
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  5. Peg Woodworking: The One-Woman OperationWed, 13 Jun 2018 20:33:10 EST
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  6. Lewis County artist opens new woodworking businessWed, 13 Jun 2018 20:32:04 EST
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Starting a Woodworking Business From Your Garage to Save on Costs

Starting a Woodworking Business From Your Garage To Save On Rental Costs

With these hard economic times, finding something that you can do to see you earn that extra money is great. Woodworking is one of the most loveable arts that you can engage in. Many people love woodworking and they just take it as a hobby. Nonetheless, you have to know that there is high demand for good woodwork projects. The woodwork projects that you can get to do will vary from toys all the way to household furniture.

If you are just starting up, then you will want to cut on costs. One best way to cut on costs will require you to get a cheap workshop. A great place that will see you save on the rental costs is your own garage. Yes, you can transform your garage to be your workshop. Having your garage as your workshop has many advantages and the one that is most obvious is that you are able to save on costs, at the same time; you are able to work from home, which reduces the pressure of having to go to your workplace each and every day.

As you work from your garage, there are certain things that you need to consider. One of the most important things is that you need to know that you will not be in a position to make more bulky wood projects for you are limited by space. Working from your garage also means that you need to use small tools that will not produce much noise that will disturb your neighbors. Know that huge power machinery usually comes with a lot of noise that will disturb other people.

There are so many things that you can get to build from your workshop. One best project that will utilize the space that you have is toy projects. Toys will not take a lot of space in your workshop. They also will not require any use of power tools. There are so many other small projects that you can do right from your garage; you just need to have the plans. The internet is one of the best places that you can get to have the woodworking plans, source for small projects that will not take a lot of space. As a beginner, starting from your garage will give you a better chance of making profits that will allow you to get a bigger rental workshop as the business expands.

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