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post #1 of 11 Old 01-12-2011, 12:58 PM Thread Starter
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Hello everyone, my name is Nick! I live on the outskirts of Atlanta Ga, and I have been woodworking for about 4 years. I am 16 years old and I have my own workshop that my grandpa built for me. I started out making elaborate boats out of 2x4s, but then I started making rubber band guns and haven't stopped since! So far I have made about 30 different rubber band guns, all on my own. My #1 tool for building my guns is my scroll saw that i absolutely love. I put roughly 2 hours to 4 hours into a gun, depending on size.
I just turned 16 a few weeks ago, and the one thing I want to do as a 16-year-old is to get a job. But, I don't to start out with a bagger boy job, so I am trying to start my own business selling my rubber band guns. Its a challenge, but I am going to try my best. I am starting off by getting the word out about my creations. Here are several links to my pages:

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http://superbrubberbandguns.blogspot.com/
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http://www.youtube.com/user/rubberbandgun418
My Flickr
http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/

Feel free to check out my stuff, I post new stuff every couple of days!
And please feel free to ask questions, leave comments, and give advice. Thanks guys! Have a great day.

-Nick
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post #2 of 11 Old 01-12-2011, 03:51 PM
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Cool

THOSE ARE ALL WICKED AWESOME

DROP TUNE THAT BASS
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Thanks man!
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post #4 of 11 Old 01-12-2011, 04:04 PM
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You could try introducing yourself on AR15 forums also its a good gun forum and tell them what you do, Its a really big forum. Ebay is away to get started, I'm gonna be selling my flutes I make on there.

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Alright, I'll try that thanks for the tip. I am working on getting an eBay thing setup. Good luck with your flutes!
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post #6 of 11 Old 01-12-2011, 05:27 PM
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I think you might do better on Etsy the way Ebay has been giving sellers a rough time on occasion.
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post #7 of 11 Old 01-12-2011, 05:42 PM
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maybe it depends on what you sell, I've been having no trouble selling on ebay but my dad sales are under.

and thanks I hope I can sell most of my flutes, I'm gonna keep some of course. I HAVE A BLOG TOOOO. lol mines http://dreamwakesmind.blogspot.com

I like sniper rifles so I voted on your blog

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Very Nice !!!

Very nice work there.
You are very creative. Keep up the good work.

Tools are like guns, You can never have enough.
Where did I put that tape measure???
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I would go with Etsy my wife does pretty well there. I would also post these in places where gun enthusiasts hang out. Nice work on the guns very cool designs.

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You made all those guns? Wow! Really nice work. Good luck.

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post #11 of 11 Old 01-13-2011, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you very much! And yes I built them, except for a little help from my grandfather with some table saw cuts and the lathe. I'm not allowed to use those without him around. *sigh*
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