What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Of coarse we follow trade magazines and books for ideas, however most of our projects are completed in the traditional way and crafted by hand . We do employ modern tools and machines to some extent .
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I have been doing this for nearly 40 years and enjoy creating things , whether it's matching a historical or antique wood work or piece or developing a new project .
What types of customers have you worked with?
We don't do common jobs . If there is no challenge , anyone can do it .
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
There are two projects we are currently working on ; the first is the reproduction of a New England Dory . And the second is the reproduction of a single horse drawn sleigh .
The dory is being built in our Arkansas shop and the sleigh is being built in our Texas shop
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Ask for examples of past or present projects
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Only that many people settle for mediocre work , because that is what they have come to expect . We do only quality work and guaranty that workmanship .