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Re: Book Press Kit



Sally:

FABULOUS idea! Go for it.

Pat


At 05:52 PM 02/21/2000 -0600, you wrote:
>I wonder if some of you bright, intelligent folks would mind giving me
>some feedback on something.
>
>As many of you know, my husband makes book presses. He spends quite a bit
>of time finishing the parts of the press that are made of hard maple and
>then putting the press together.  Assuming that people would like to save
>some money, he is considering marketing the book presses in a kit form,
>i.e., unassembled and unfinished. This would require the purchaser to
>sand and wax the wood parts and then put the press together. Neither of
>these things is difficult, and he would, of course, include assembly
>instructions. To give you an idea of cost, our small press currently
>sells for $195. plus shipping, and in kit form would be about $120, plus
>shipping (and that may be less as the package will be smaller.)
>
>What do you think about this?  Reasonable or not?
>
>Thanks -
>
>Sally
>
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