Long-ish: I'm well on my way in my second career/semi-retirement profession in a one-person woodworking shop. I primarily offer custom furniture and built-ins, but I have done picture framing, matting, and mounting over the years and I'm getting more requests from customers. I have made custom mouldings in the past, usually in hardwoods or softwoods, and either stained or painted and finished. I would like to offer manufactured mouldings but the problem I'm running into is that most customers don't know what they want until they see it, which is very reasonable. I have only identified one website that I can order moulding in lengths as small as 3 feet, one at a time, that I can have delivered to my home shop. That is fine, and I like the website and was ready to place an order. However, yesterday, I found that they no longer offer discounts on bulk samples. Previously, you could mix and match, and the more samples ordered, the lower the cost. They now are charging $6.50 for corner samples or .75 for 2" chips. They don't offer sets of samples except for mat board, so I will also have to blindly pick moulding samples based on what I like and what I think others will like. I do not have the storage or capital to buy and hold multiple full boxes of mouldings. So, my questions are: Can anyone recommend another site or company that I should look into? If they are located in the Houston area and I can do pick-ups, even better. Or, should I bite the bullet and swallow that cost as a part of doing business for my low volume? Is $6.50 reasonable? I know they have to account for their costs, so that is an acceptable answer, IMO. The bottom line is that I enjoy framing and would like to offer it to customers. I think I can fill a niche as we are located in a new master planned community that is East of I-45 and North of Houston. There is not a framing shop or even a big box on this side of the interstate. I immensely enjoy this site and have learned a lot just by reading the threads. I will appreciate any constructive feedback. Thanks in advance.