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    What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Ok, so being i have a lot of free time now, and i realize i have a some talent with working with wood, im wanting to start making boxes for people.

    First off i need to know what tools ill be needing. I have a great table saw, which just needs a new pulley being its ~40 years old or so. I have a skill saw, drill, screwdriver, clamps and just about everything im pretty sure id need. The one thing i dont have is a plunge router, i have a fixed base(which is adjustable, but you have to loosen the wing nut and adjust it from there), is a plunge router absolutely necessary? I could use a jigsaw but mine is on its way out and im not the greatest at making holes with it.

    Second is how much should i charge? I know im wanting a little money for the time and effort plus wear and tear on my tools, but im not horribly greedy and money isnt an issue for me at the moment. As far as experience ive made about 6 boxes completely by myself, and 3 with help from my dad. Designing is easy for me now too being ive been doing that for awhile now.

    Im needing suggestions for a name too, so throw them in as well. My last name is Timm, if it matters.



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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    You also need wood.




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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    you need to get your name and some pictures out there. Show people what you can do. And the seams better be perfect! Be aware of what it costs to ship one of these monsters if you intend to do work over the net.. The list goes on and onnnnnnnnnnn




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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Quote Originally Posted by 97gp View Post
    You also need wood.


    Quote Originally Posted by Ken448 View Post
    you need to get your name and some pictures out there. Show people what you can do. And the seams better be perfect! Be aware of what it costs to ship one of these monsters if you intend to do work over the net.. The list goes on and onnnnnnnnnnn
    I dont have many pics of my work, most of it is local business, but ill work on it.



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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    If you are going to be selling boxes than yes I would highly recommend a plunge router and circle cutting attachment.



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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    yea shipping is killer




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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fargof View Post
    Ok, so being i have a lot of free time now, and i realize i have a some talent with working with wood
    is 8" too much for you



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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fargof View Post
    My last name is Timm, if it matters.
    Yes it does!!!!!!!




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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Quote Originally Posted by dman4486 View Post
    is 8" too much for you
    Quote Originally Posted by MorningWood View Post
    Yes it does!!!!!!!

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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    How about TiMMBoXX?




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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Quote Originally Posted by BrianChia View Post
    How about TiMMBoXX?
    Sounds too similar to Hixbox, so i decline.

    Keep em coming though.

    Im gonna keep my eye out for a router at auctions. last time i went i got a Sony HU (below the ES line, but the same era), two BNIB Pioneer 6x9s, two BNIB Pioneer 6.5 mids.



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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Fargof Designs...
    Fargof Enclosures...
    Fargof Sub Enclosures...
    Fargof Audio...




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    Re: What im gonna need to start building boxes for people.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fargof View Post
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