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Forum topic by Ron Harper posted 414 days ago 674 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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414 days ago

I want to help a mission in rural Appalachia by making small projects that they can sell in their gift shop. Need to sell for less than $50. Hand tool made. I have done cross necklaces. I have thought of pencil boxes. Other ideas would be greatly appreciated. I have quite a bit of cherry lumber that was given to me for this purpose.


-- Ron in Kokomo

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#1 posted 414 days ago

A small step stool maybe?

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#2 posted 414 days ago


I taught industrial arts for a number of years and one of the projects required as a test of abilities was a small jewelry box, lid opened and two felt lined drawers. It was made of Cherry as well and was very well perceived by all involved as a quality item.

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#3 posted 414 days ago has some projects under 50$.

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#4 posted 414 days ago

Ideas here pretty much have no limit

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#5 posted 414 days ago

I make boxes that I sell for $15 each. People like boxes. I inlay images into the lids and use the cut out images to make key racks. Intarsia also sells well but sell for more.

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