LumberJocks

Reply by Oldtool

  • Advertise with us

Posted on How to start charging for cutting boards?

View Oldtool's profile

Oldtool

2803 posts in 2794 days


#1 posted 07-31-2016 09:33 PM

I would suggest you search the net for cutting boards, see how they compare to what you are doing – end grain, exotic woods, etc, and use those prices to average a basis in determining your charges for a completed board. After that, see how long it takes you to make one, deduct the cost of lumber, then divide the remaining money by your hours of labor to determine your hourly income.
This should pretty much let you know rather quickly if you want to go into production.
Good luck.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com