Hobby to business... Anyone sell their craftwork on Etsy, eBay etc?

So I’m sure for lots of folks their woodwork is a hobby but with practice emerges skill and demand for your products. Has anyone made the leap from hobby to business?

I often frequent craft shows locally and see traders selling pens, bowls, jewellery, walking sticks etc. Has anyone experimented with selling their products on online marketplaces or even their own website? Was it successful?

I would like any information on Tims question as well. Just moving into retirement and started turning so very much a beginner but the plan is to sell stuff I make to buy more material, tools etc. Not looking to create a new business, Just a self funding hobby. I have also visited a couplle of craft fairs One up market where pitches were £80 per day and the wood projects were popular ( and leaning towards expensive £30 and upwards) Another on the coast was a church hall andthe woodturner there had some beautiful items but the people were not that interested. I purchased a lovely item from him for £15. He did point out the with the pens, older generations like the wood whereas younger generation prefered the acrylic. I feel and crafts made by hand need to be marketed in the right environment. The lower end pen kits are readily available on ebay for £5 and upwards. Volume Versus Quallity I guess. I would be grateful for any advice on sales.

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