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Turning For Profit - Robin Dalziel

Robin Dalziel, entrepreneur and artisan wood turner

What Turning For Profit is about:

I’m going to help you move from a creative hobby, that excites and motivates you, to knowing the nitty-gritty details of turning it into a profitable business.  Turning for Profit fills the gap and helps you move from turning at the lathe to selling what you make.  Robin, the turner, writer, and entrepreneur at Turning for Profit taught business to adults for 25 years and now makes his living at his lathe.  With Turning for Profit, he shares the secrets to success both in the workshop and at the shop.

Got a hobby but need some cash?

Maybe you just discovered wood turning and need to begin to sell some work so you can buy more supplies.  No problem, keep reading and you’ll learn the tips and tricks that lets me live on my farm and make my living with my lathe. Apply the part that’s useful to you and tuck away the rest for another day.  I’ll present you with lots of different projects under the top tab “Build Your Inventory“.  The lower tabs will take you to different categories of blog posts on Turning For Profit.

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Ready to start turning?

Casualty of the Economic downturn?

Perhaps your day job was a casualty of the economic wars, stay tuned and I’ll show  you how to supplement your income while you learn new skills that will help you get back on your feet again.

Quitting your day job?

Hoping to quit your day job and turn for a living? Maybe I can help.  There’s a few secrets to creating a successful venture in wood, so grab a cup of coffee and lets talk.

Join the conversation

This is a conversation.  Its no fun if its all one sided, so as I share the things I’m excited about as it pertains to wood turning and business, I’d like to hear from you, too.  You can leave a comment.  I’d really appreciate it if you would.  You can also contact me via the contact me page.

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The weekly email, Turning For Profit tool box, will let you know of recent posts to the blog in addition to extra information that is useful to the community.  You will never be spammed as I do not sell emails.  Occasionally I will produce a special report or let you know about special events or sales that don’t coincide with the regular newsletter.

Over time I’ll be releasing some special reports about wood turning, business, art and marketing.  I’ll be spending extra time on these, doing the research, compiling information, and writing it up in a way that makes it easy to understand and apply.  They will be worth your time, and give you insight into business right now, to help you make the right decisions for your wood turning business and your future business plans.  Sign up for my email list to make sure you hear about them.


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