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All this talk about making extra money to support a cnc habit have gone to my head. I agree with Tom (DesertRatTom) that you can make money with a small machine, especially if you want to keep your operation small (as us lazy retired types do.)

But even a small business needs a brand so this alter ego has emerged from the dark corners of my secret lair. The Professor will see what he can do to drum up some local business and maybe keep himself in router bits and Irish whiskey. If the returns are low, he do without more router bits.

Of course, even a sign maker needs a sign, so here’s what The Professor came up with. It is made from mdf, pre-painted with gold paint, masked with vinyl overlay, carved, painted, and then the overlay removed. The lower banner will be attached with a bit of brass chain.

Oh, yeah. He had to have business cards and a T shirt also. The Professor likes to be well dressed and well represented.
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You might have to drink cheap whiskey, but just take it as it comes.

I little here and a little there is nice. More than that and it becomes a job.

Then it's not so much fun.

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very cool
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Very Professorial.
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Great theme and imagination, well carried out, Oliver!

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Brilliant! Now you aren't goofing off in the shop, you're 'working....'

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The professor looks familiar... was he in the Mad Max series?
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The professor looks familiar... was he in the Mad Max series?
It's possible, Paul. The Professor has long been suspected of having some sort of time machine secreted away in his lair. He also tells a lot of stories about adventures he's had in his life and claims some of them may actually be true.
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They look great Oliver.

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I'd buy and wear one of them shirts.

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