Organization of the trade

As with many medieval trades, the superior craftsmen organized themselves into guilds. Furniture-making guilds were established for carpenters, carvers, gilders, joiners, turners, smiths and leather workers. One of the earliest was a turner's guild, established in Cologne by 1180, and in the late fourteenth century a menuisier's guild was founded in Paris, but the differentiation between 'furniture-makers' and carpenters existed, in France, well before the fourteenth century. Carpenters were responsible for large-scale structural work, whilst joiners developed techniques for exacting and accurate construction of interior furnishings. The trade of coffer-maker apart from making trunks and coffers was also responsible for the embryonic craft of upholstery.

How To Sell Furniture

How To Sell Furniture

Types Of Furniture To Sell. There are many types of products you can sell. You just need to determine who your target market is and what specific item they want. Or you could sell a couple different ones in a package deal.

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