Norman Pirollo, successful founder of White Mountain Design, White Mountain Toolworks, Refined Edge Design, WoodSkills and Pirollo Design, guides you through the process of starting and setting up your own woodworking business. Learn from an experienced business person in this field. Norman provides the necessary expertise and answers questions about starting your own woodworking business in this information packed course.
– Woodworking Business Course can be Downloaded or Streamed
– over 3 full hours long
– 23 video modules describe steps to start your own woodworking business
– modules can be followed in any order and stopped or repeated at any time
– 23 modules included in single price
– Woodworking Business Certificate available upon completion
The video modules include critical topics on starting a woodworking business. Each module guides you through the learning and development process of the business skills you are seeking. Start Your Own Woodworking Business Course is derived from over 20 years of woodworking business and furniture making expertise.
Course Overview (short, lo-res) can be viewed below.
Norman Pirollo, successful founder of White Mountain Design, White Mountain Toolworks, Refined Edge Design, WoodSkills and Pirollo Design, guides you through the process of starting and setting up your own woodworking business. Learn from an experienced business person in this field. Norman provides the necessary expertise and answers questions about starting your own woodworking business in this information packed course. The course features separate modules on these topics:
02. Is self-employment for you?
03. Converting a hobby to a business
04. Important questions to ask yourself
05. Do you know your joinery
06. What about finishing skills
07. How much time & deadlines
08. Part time vs. Full time?
09. Creating a niche
10. Legal stuff & business plan
11. What machinery do you need
12. What hand tools do you need
13. How much space do you need
14. Developing a product
15. Finding a market
16. Creating a portfolio
17. Internet marketing
18. Work-life balance
19. Working on commission
20. Expanding your business
21. Expanding present location
22. Technology in woodworking
The authors furniture and wood art are featured in various international books and magazines. His furniture and wood art have won awards both in furniture and art shows. The unique, studio furniture which Norman designs and creates can be seen at: Pirollo Design and at The Refined Edge blog. Norman is also the founder of White Mountain Design, maker of fine jewelry boxes, humidors and wood hand planes since 1996.
Norman maintains a blog of ongoing projects in his studio at: www.pirollodesign.com as well as having written and published four books in the past years. Some of the books and magazines which the authors furniture, work methods and philosophy have been featured in:
Woodworking: From Design To Making (New Art Press)
The Wood Artist: Creating Art Through Wood (New Art Press)
From Hi-Tech to Lo-Tech: A Woodworker’s Journey (New Art Press)
Start Your Own Woodworking Business (New Art Press)
Rooted: Contemporary Studio Furniture (Schiffer Publishing)
IDS15 (Studio North)
IDS14 (Studio North)
Canadian Woodworking magazine Jan. 2015
Our Homes magazine Fall 2014
IDS14 (Studio North)
NICHE Magazine Winter 2013
Fine Woodworking Magazine – 4 Bench Jigs for Handplanes – 2009
Fine Woodworking Magazine – Essential Shopmade Jigs 2009
Wood Art Today 2 (Schiffer Books)
500 Cabinets ( Lark Books)
Studio Furniture: Today’s Leading Woodworkers (Schiffer Books)
Canadian Interiors Design Source Guide
Ottawa Life magazine (Profile, work) 2012
Panoram Italia magazine
Our Homes magazine
Jonathan Cirgesi of Chicago, Illinois says this about Business Course
“I found out a lot I didn’t know about starting a woodworking business”
23 video modules available with purchase of Start Your Own Woodworking Business Course. Purchase all 23 HD 1280x720P High Resolution Video modules for $29.00
For a limited time, receive WOODSKILLS Issue 01 & 02 (digital) $16 value with purchase of a class or course.