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Forum topic by Patrick Irvin posted 09-14-2010 02:29 AM 1386 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Patrick Irvin

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09-14-2010 02:29 AM

Forgive me if this has been adressed already ,But the other night I was thumbing through a rockler catalog when I noticed An add in the back . BUILD YOUR WOODWORKING BUSINESS. Learn how at rocklercustom Has anyone done this ? I tried to watch the video but with my two year old yelling at me it was hard to hear. I would love to expand my woodworking and try new things ,I’ve tried craigslist but no futrue their. Please if anyone has experince with this let me know .

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#1 posted 09-14-2010 05:14 PM

I know what is like to be a woodworker and I know what it is like to own a small business. Personally, I would never combine the two.

There are very few typical woodworking projects that you can sell at a price that provides a sufficient profit margin.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 09-15-2010 02:25 PM

I’ve made a bedroom set for my son and my sister in law , Toys boxes for all my neices and my son , Wine boxes ,jewerly boxes . I wouldn’t say I’m advanced but I would like to get their . I want to try some bent laimation projects along with I just start to work with veneer . I’m not trying to make aliving doing this Although I would love to get out of my current job as a corrections officer . I want to make a little extra on the side to buy more tools and exotic woods for myself

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