Puzzle Lock Kids Furniture Designs

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Puzzle Lock Kids Furniture Designs

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Hi all,

I've developed a line of CNC RTA/Knock Down animal furniture designs (mostly for kids) that we are producing and selling here in Alaska. They require only a hammer to tap together, no fasteners, they can be glued together, if future disassembly is not needed.
Wanted to see what the interest might be with other CNC'ers, we're considering offering for sale, reproduction rights to interested machine owners. I've spent many hours perfecting the designs, they are cut from .5" Baltic birch ply or Euro ply, we shrink wrap the parts and sell them unfinished to gift shops, and at flea markets and bazaars. They have been very well received, they can be easily nested on the ply sheets, we cut full 60"x60" sheets using .25" 2 flute down shear spiral bits, a vacuum table/spoil board setup works the best. The ply can be pre-ripped to size if your machine will not cut the full sheets. Toolpaths are easily created in VCarve Pro.

People love them, the beauty is, they are fast to cut, the material is inexpensive, and they are easy to package and best of all, they sell themselves. Anyone that has done production work knows what I'm talking about, I've been in the creative woodworking business for over 30 years.
If you use sharp bits, very little if any sanding is needed. They can be stained or painted if desired, they make a great "hands on project for kids", we do not supply any assembly instructions, hence the name "Puzzle Lock". We do recommend that if they are painted, that it be done after assembly, to be sure parts will still fit together.
See the attached pic.

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we're considering offering for sale, reproduction rights to interested machine owners
Can you provide any details on how you will price the designs?

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I would be interested in seeing a complete collection. I also would consider purchasing a few right now to test the market. You may email me specifics at kimon@signforums.com

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files for sale

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could you send more details about prices and what is avail. my email is teichman8760@charter.net or teichman8760 @ gmail.com or make new post.

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Puzzle Lock Retail Pricing

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Pricing varies with size design etc. With the pictured item you can cut 4 stools from a 60"x60" sheet of $18-20 ply in a short amount of time depending on your machine, that's a material cost of $4.50-5.00! Blow'em off, shrinkwrap the parts and their ready to sell.
We retail this item at $25-30.

NSchlee

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Email the price and design specifics to me at nte@sunbeach.net.
Thanks

Jason

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I have a show this weekend so would love to hear from you as soon as possible.

ed (at) mvww (dot) org

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Sounds like ya got some interest. Add me to the list of folks who would like more info. You can e-mail me at kevinlockwood@verizon.net

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Add me to the list :D . ddurante6@comcast.net

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add me to that list=1reda@comcast.net

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Post by CRFultz »

On cutting children's furniture out of plywood....
how do you protect the edges so it doesn't splinter
Even a hard radius could seperate...

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NSchlee,

Interesting idea, I also would be interested in further information.

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NSchlee, please email me at mziegler@bright.net with the imformation. Thanks Mark

PS, I try to send a private message but got a message that that was disable on the fourm.

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NSchlee,

please email me at 1reda@comcast.net. I lost your email address.

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