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    Hi all,

    I just received the following question by email. I would like to hear what your answers would be.

    *****
    Pedro,

    How much would you charge to build the Eiffel Tower model seen on your
    website..?

    *****

    Pedro.
    http://www.finescrollsaw.com

  • #2
    As much as you can PLUS 50%
    Fred
    aka Pop's Shop
    Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...it's about learning to dance in the rain!.

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    • #3
      How much can you afford? Or if you have to ask...you can't afford it.
      Fred


      There's a fine line between woodworking and insanity, I'm just not sure which side of the line I'm on!

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      • #4
        How long does it take to build?
        What are the material costs ?
        What is your time worth?

        There is no specific answer, but definitely add a value for the "art" aspect.
        You are a true artist Pedro, and no you don't need to go hungry because of it.

        You want to do it for the fun of it: charge a little and be sure of the sale.
        You have built it for fun already in the past, and this is a commissioned piece of art from an artist?

        Go for the gold, figure out your costs and labor, then at a minimum double it.

        The more you charge, the more they will figure they have a piece of art worth something (people are weird that way) if you don't charge enough they think it's a cheap wooden thingy.

        On a different note: How did the build for the theatre group go? is it done? do you have pictures of it?

        Good luck,
        Marcel
        http://marleb.com
        DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

        NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

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