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My husband and I own a sign company in Milford DE. We bought a CNC router because we thought our son (a carpenter) was going to make kitchen cabinets with it, and we could possibly learn to use it for our business. We have no experience using these things and I have only joined your community so that I could be in touch with people who might be interested in buying it, since our son will not be using it. I will follow the rules and make the number of posts I need before posting the machine in the classifieds, but want to be up front with y'all. If you don't want us here I understand. Sorry I don't have anything interesting to say about woodworking, although I would love to have time to learn how to do it : ). Thanks for having us here.
 

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G'day Lindy, welcome to the forum.
 

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Hi, nice you're being up front. I suspect you'll find some interest. We have a guy here, Oliver Henry, who has an Amazon book on sign making. We also had a discussion a couple of years ago about making money in signs with the CNC. I'm attaching a pdf of my suggestions about that, as well as a picture of the Henry book on signs.

I'm pretty computer savvy, but also kind of old and so I'm not going to follow my own advice and start a CNC business I describe in the pdf. If you're already in the sign business, I'd suggest you look over the pdf before you sell the machine. It may be that you can execute this plan and use someone in your area who can use the CNC to manufacture signs for your. The hardest part of business for most people is the selling end, but it's the part that makes all the difference. Since you already have that down and you're already in the sign business, you have a big head start. BTW, I had a consulting and training company for 37 years, teaching marketing of expensive services.
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Hi, nice you're being up front. I suspect you'll find some interest. We have a guy here, Oliver Henry, who has an Amazon book on sign making. We also had a discussion a couple of years ago about making money in signs with the CNC. I'm attaching a pdf of my suggestions about that, as well as a picture of the Henry book on signs.

I'm pretty computer savvy, but also kind of old and so I'm not going to follow my own advice and start a CNC business I describe in the pdf. If you're already in the sign business, I'd suggest you look over the pdf before you sell the machine. It may be that you can execute this plan and use someone in your area who can use the CNC to manufacture signs for your. The hardest part of business for most people is the selling end, but it's the part that makes all the difference. Since you already have that down and you're already in the sign business, you have a big head start. BTW, I had a consulting and training company for 37 years, teaching marketing of expensive services.
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Hi, nice you're being up front. I suspect you'll find some interest. We have a guy here, Oliver Henry, who has an Amazon book on sign making. We also had a discussion a couple of years ago about making money in signs with the CNC. I'm attaching a pdf of my suggestions about that, as well as a picture of the Henry book on signs.

I'm pretty computer savvy, but also kind of old and so I'm not going to follow my own advice and start a CNC business I describe in the pdf. If you're already in the sign business, I'd suggest you look over the pdf before you sell the machine. It may be that you can execute this plan and use someone in your area who can use the CNC to manufacture signs for your. The hardest part of business for most people is the selling end, but it's the part that makes all the difference. Since you already have that down and you're already in the sign business, you have a big head start. BTW, I had a consulting and training company for 37 years, teaching marketing of expensive services.
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Thank you, Tom! I will pass the PDF on to my husband, but he has been doing signs for more than 30 years, and I really doubt that he will change his mind about selling the router because he is winding down the sign business and heading in a new direction - digital marketing : )
 

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If you have the space and finances to keep the cnc, it is an awesome hobby. It can pay for itself over time with some patience. There is a learning curve but there is a whole community willing to help here. I can personally state that this group of individuals are pretty amazing.

A cnc can do a whole lot more than signage.
 
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