Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Franchises Available? No
Online Operation? No
Millions of people around the world enjoycanoeing as an outdoor recreational sport. A business that manufactureswooden canoe and kayak paddles can be established right from ahomebased garage workshop, and requires only a small investment intowoodworking equipment to get going.
The canoe paddles can be sold on awholesale basis to recreation retail stores, as well as directly toconsumers by displaying the paddles for sale at outdoor and recreationtrade shows. Additional revenues for this type of manufacturingbusiness can also be gained by manufacturing and selling related canoeand kayak products such as yokes, canoe replacement seats, and customwood gunnel trim kits.