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#1 posted 10-05-2013 11:31 PM

materials x 3…$500 materials = $1500 + overhead…$200…$1800

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#2 posted 10-05-2013 11:32 PM

thanks! you’ve been a real help.

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#3 posted 10-06-2013 12:08 AM

$1500. It’s an easy build but the finish may involve wrapping
up some time making samples for the client to choose from. Get
them to sign off.

There’s a funny thing about being prepared to offer a lower
price option if the client balks. You might want to think
about that if you’re hungry for work.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#4 posted 10-06-2013 01:07 AM

For something like that. Delivered installed. $2500.

How much hand holding, get a sign off on the stain/finish.

I just did a couple odd sized cabinets. the customer had T&G ceder and wainscotting. So I suggested doors of t&g. They were happy as heck with the idea. they gave me some left over stock.

Lowes had given them a price for something close but still did not fit. at $660.

They asked if I could do it for the same price. No drawers. 1 moveable shelf.

Did it for $700 and change. They are thrilled. Now I have lots more work from them and they don’t question the bills.

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#5 posted 10-06-2013 02:02 AM

Is this question for real? You need to come up with a price for a vanity?

First time? What’s the real story here?

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#6 posted 10-06-2013 04:20 AM

Did I read this correctly.? The vanity was built by a woodworker, so that means you paid X for it. So take the price of the vanity add a little on for yourself plus sink , counter and labor.

-- mrg

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#7 posted 10-06-2013 04:33 PM

yo, easy there, mr. pro cabmaker,
I was simply asking what others may charge to duplicate the vanity base in the pic, with a few changes…It was built by a “unknown” craftsman/woodworker, custom..meaning it is not a stock vanity from a source.

-- steve/USA

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