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Turn your hobby into a profession. This podcast can help you evaluate ways to make money with your woodworking talents and knowledge. Side hustle or full-time, you can help your community solve their furniture,cabinetry and other woodworking needs.

Working at Woodworking Roger Kugler

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Turn your hobby into a profession. This podcast can help you evaluate ways to make money with your woodworking talents and knowledge. Side hustle or full-time, you can help your community solve their furniture,cabinetry and other woodworking needs.

    EP 66 - Do You Have The Right Personality To Be A Pro Woodworker?

    EP 66 - Do You Have The Right Personality To Be A Pro Woodworker?

    Do you have what it takes to be a pro woodworker? And I don't mean a lot of money!
    Do you have the temperament, the character, the .... personality to turn professional?
    Maybe, maybe not.....

    Recommendations
    http://www.16personalities.com/
    https://www.lumberjocks.com/threads/woodworker-personality-types.88882/
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    Taylor Tools: https://lddy.no/19h9v

    Unitel Voice VOIP- https://unitelvoice.grsm.io/2nio74g7myc5
    Working At Woodworking Podcast hopes to encourage and provide information to amateur woodworkers who dream about turning their hobby into a full-time or part-time business, and to help current business owners succeed. Business coaching is available at reasonable rates. 
    Sound effects from: http://www.freesfx.co.uk
    Contact:
    For more information or to support WAW, visit the website at https://www.workingatwoodworking.com
    Special Thanks to Listeners In:
    Houston, TX, USA
    Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Questions, comments, and complaints can be sent to roger@workingatwoodworking.com or call 812-325-9823.


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    P 65 - It’s a New Year! New Taxes!

    P 65 - It’s a New Year! New Taxes!

    Another year....another tax season! Big news about 1099-K that might concern you. With the new year you need to reevaluate your woodworking business plan, increase prices and cut under performing products. Ya, boring stuff...but really important!

    Recommendations
    IRS 1099-K 
    www.cnbc.com 1099-K

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        Buy Me A Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/workatwoodwork
        Donate Directly: https://www.workingatwoodworking.com/support.php

    Affiliate Links:
    Taylor Tools: https://lddy.no/19h9v

    Unitel Voice VOIP- https://unitelvoice.grsm.io/2nio74g7myc5
    Working At Woodworking Podcast hopes to encourage and provide information to amateur woodworkers who dream about turning their hobby into a full-time or part-time business, and to help current business owners succeed. Business coaching is available at reasonable rates. 
    Sound effects from: http://www.freesfx.co.uk
    Contact:
    For more information or to support WAW, visit the website at https://www.workingatwoodworking.com
    Special Thanks to Listeners In:
    Minneapolis Minn, USA 
    Steenwijk, Netherlands
    Questions, comments, and complaints can be sent to roger@workingatwoodworking.com or call 812-325-9823.


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    EP 64- Income Expectations For Professional Woodworkers

    EP 64- Income Expectations For Professional Woodworkers

    So how much can I make as a professional woodworker? Great question to ask but only you can answer it! There are many, many factors to consider. Good thing YOU are the boss and can figure this out, with a little help.

    Recommendations
    Home Improvement Woodworking by Charlie Plesums, Austin, TX 
    SoloWoodWorker 
    Bureau of Labor Statistics
    Archives of old magazines 
    Shop Nation

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        Buy Me A Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/workatwoodwork
        Donate Directly: https://www.workingatwoodworking.com/support.php

    Affiliate Links:
    Taylor Tools: https://lddy.no/19h9v

    Unitel Voice VOIP- https://unitelvoice.grsm.io/2nio74g7myc5
    Working At Woodworking Podcast hopes to encourage and provide information to amateur woodworkers who dream about turning their hobby into a full-time or part-time business, and to help current business owners succeed. Business coaching is available at reasonable rates. 
    Sound effects from: http://www.freesfx.co.uk
    Contact:
    For more information or to support WAW, visit the website at https://www.workingatwoodworking.com
    Special Thanks to Listeners In:
    Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    and a HUGE Thanks to anonymous using WISE!
    Questions, comments, and complaints can be sent to roger@workingatwoodworking.com or call 812-325-9823.
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    EP 63 - Merry Chrstmas and Happy Saw Kerfs!

    EP 63 - Merry Chrstmas and Happy Saw Kerfs!

    Anyone who has used an old crappy, rusty hand saw knows how frustrating it can be. The saw binds and gets stuck in the wood, probably because the saw has lost all the set in the teeth. But ancient saws, Roman, Greek even Egyptian saws apparently had no set at all. Is it possible Christmas changed that?

    Recommendations
    Luke 2:1-20
    John 1:1-18
    Renaissance Wood Worker 22: 1st Century Woodworking

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    Affiliate Links:
    Taylor Tools: https://lddy.no/19h9v

    Unitel Voice VOIP- https://unitelvoice.grsm.io/2nio74g7myc5
    Working At Woodworking Podcast hopes to encourage and provide information to amateur woodworkers who dream about turning their hobby into a full-time or part-time business, and to help current business owners succeed. Business coaching is available at reasonable rates. 
    Sound effects from: http://www.freesfx.co.uk
    Contact:
    For more information or to support WAW, visit the website at https://www.workingatwoodworking.com
    Special Thanks to Listeners In:
    Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    and a HUGE Thanks to anonymous using WISE!
    Questions, comments, and complaints can be sent to roger@workingatwoodworking.com or call 812-325-9823.
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    EP 62 - When Do You Quit Your Day Job

    EP 62 - When Do You Quit Your Day Job

    This is a big step in becoming a professional woodworker. The safety, security, 401k....health insurance can really tie us to a job, even one we  might hate. How do we make this transition a step upward in our career path and not a jump with a lead parachute?

    Recommendations
    Should I Quit My Job?: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/career-advice/should-i-quit-my-job-quiz

    When to Jump: https://www.entrepreneur.com/starting-a-business/when-is-the-best-time-to-make-the-leap-from-your-day-job-to/329043

    Support The Show On:
        Buy Me A Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/workatwoodwork
        Donate Directly: https://www.workingatwoodworking.com/support.php

    Affiliate Links:
    Taylor Tools: https://lddy.no/19h9v

    Unitel Voice VOIP- https://unitelvoice.grsm.io/2nio74g7myc5
    Working At Woodworking Podcast hopes to encourage and provide information to amateur woodworkers who dream about turning their hobby into a full-time or part-time business, and to help current business owners succeed. Business coaching is available at reasonable rates. 
    Sound effects from: http://www.freesfx.co.uk
    Contact:
    For more information or to support WAW, visit the website at https://www.workingatwoodworking.com
    Special Thanks to Listeners In:
    Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    and a HUGE Thanks to anonymous using WISE!
    Questions, comments, and complaints can be sent to roger@workingatwoodworking.com or call 812-325-9823.
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    • 21 min
    EP 61 - Black Friday Specials!

    EP 61 - Black Friday Specials!

    If you can pull yourself out of that turkey coma you might pickup some tools on sale! Caution- Some of those deals may not be REAL deals for you! Also, holiday gift giving and end-of- year finances.


    Recommendations
    Scott Bennett Book list...https://youtu.be/7jjcYQ8k1qM
    Rob Cosman Book list: https://youtu.be/U_32J60tPs8
    Christopher Schwarz: https://lostartpress.com/collections/books

    Support The Show On:
        Buy Me A Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/workatwoodwork
        Donate Directly: https://www.workingatwoodworking.com/support.php

    Affiliate Links:
    Taylor Tools: https://lddy.no/19h9v

    Unitel Voice VOIP- https://unitelvoice.grsm.io/2nio74g7myc5
    Working At Woodworking Podcast hopes to encourage and provide information to amateur woodworkers who dream about turning their hobby into a full-time or part-time business, and to help current business owners succeed. Business coaching is available at reasonable rates. 
    Sound effects from: http://www.freesfx.co.uk
    Contact:
    For more information or to support WAW, visit the website at https://www.workingatwoodworking.com
    Special Thanks to Listeners In:
    Holden, MA, USA
    Sechelt, BC, Canada

    Questions, comments, and complaints can be sent to roger@workingatwoodworking.com or call 812-325-9823.
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