5 Woodworking Classes Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start A Woodworking Classes Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a woodworking classes business:

1. SketchUp For Woodworkers ($12K/year)

Zack Hall, a software developer and woodworker, came up with the idea for SketchUp For Woodworkers after struggling to find updated SketchUp tutorials for woodworking. He saw the potential in an old website that had valuable SEO and purchased it for $5,000. Zack then partnered with an experienced woodworker to create a comprehensive online course teaching woodworkers how to use 3D design software. The business is currently earning about $1k/month and Zack plans to focus on SEO, affiliate marketing, and video marketing to grow the audience and increase sales.

How much they make: $12K/year
How much did it cost to start: $7.5K
Current team size: 0


I Built A $12K/Year Online Course & Tutorials Business [For Woodworkers]

Zack Hall started SketchUp For Woodworkers, an online course for teaching woodworkers how to use 3D design software, after acquiring an old website and investing $5,000, with the business now earning around $1k per month and attracting almost one sale per day through organic SEO traffic.

Zack grew the business to $1K/month
It cost Zack $7500 to start the business
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2. IsGood Woodworks ($1.99M/year)

How much they make: $1.99M/year
Current team size:


How to Start a Woodworking Business and make 30K/month

IsGood Woodworks has transformed from a small, independently funded contract woodworking business to a well-known neighborhood woodworking shop that brings in about $2 million annually, providing equipment, resources, education, one-on-one mentoring, and certifications to thousands of students and independent shop workers since its establishment in 1992.

They started IsGood Woodworks about 16 years ago
They grew the business to $166K/month
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3. Fixer ($19.2M/year)

How much they make: $19.2M/year
Current team size: 46


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Fixer, a handyman service co-founded by former GrubHub COO Mike Evans, has completed nearly 25,000 jobs so far in Dallas and Chicago, offering skilled career paths for both men and women in the building trades.

Mike started Fixer almost 7 years ago
Mike grew the business to $1.6M/month
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