How to Sell Wood Carvings. If you have been wood carving for a while, it is likely that you have developed some skill at the craft. You may have moved on from carving strictly for your own enjoyment to creating pieces for family and friends. If you get a lot of compliments on your work and are the recipient of frequent requests for your carvings, you might want to consider selling your work for a profit. When that time comes, you need to know how to sell wood carvings.
Choosing a category in which to sell your wood carvings on eBay can be tricky. There are hundreds of categories and subcategories on eBay. Search for "Wood Carvings" from eBay's main page to see just what categories other people are using to place their carvings. "Art," "Crafts" and "Collectibles" are some common ones. Then, decide what category your wood carvings will best fit into according to their intended use. Don't overlook the local market. Try giving family and friends sample wood carvings that they can display in their homes. Ask them to let people know that you sell your carvings. Good word of mouth in your own area can eventually result in a lot of sales.