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Forum topic by woodworkerforchrist posted 10-20-2014 05:30 PM 891 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodworkerforchrist

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10-20-2014 05:30 PM

Just wondering how everyone prices thier scrollsaw work. In general and specifically custom names and words. Thanks for all advice! ☺

-- Marty from MinneSNOWta


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Jim Finn

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#1 posted 10-21-2014 02:06 AM

I have been selling my boxes with images inlaid into the hinged lids and other items for seven years now. I price my items on what I think a person will pay for it. It does not matter how long it takes for me to make. I find a price that works and then ask myself if it pays to make that item. If not I move on to another idea.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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sawdust703

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#2 posted 10-21-2014 02:08 AM

I price mine at $12.50/hour on the saw plus the price of the wood. Some folks want it stained & finished, some don’t. That enters into shop time then, & shop materials.

-- Sawdust703

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