Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
There are a few methods of manufacturinghighly attractive and functional wood signs. The first is to use arouter to remove wood and leave the message or words raised, orconcave. The second method requires a design stencil and sandblastingequipment to remove the wood around the message or words.
Thismanufacturing method can also produce a raised or concave appearance tothe sign. Initially, a novice wood signmaker should have the woodenblanks for the signs produced by an outside firm, unless you have therequired woodworking skills and equipment to construct the sign blanks.All types of businesses and professional services can utilize woodensigns. Traditionally, wooden signs are extremely popular with bed andbreakfast lodgings, lawyers, accountants, doctors, antique shops,cafés, and gift shops. Currently, high-quality wooden signs are sellingat prices starting at $500 each and up depending on size, complexity,and the type of wood used for the sign.