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Engraving is a service that is used for either identification purposes or decoration. Many people want their tools or gadgets engraved with their names and many more want their names engraved on items such as mirrors or vases. From auto shops to weddings, you will find the market for this business is wide.

Start-up Costs
$30 to $50 for a basic electric engraver. $2,500 to $5,000 for professional air-driven engraver or self-working machine. Stock such as mirrors, key chains, ect.

Pricing
$10 to $30 to simply engrave names and a date. See what your competitors are charging.

Skill Needed
•Practice on your own mirrors and glasses
•Clean writing

Marketing
•Basic website
•Distribute flyers to bridal shops, auto shops, jewellery ect.
•Classified ads
•Word of mouth
•Business cards

Equipment
•Engraver
•Table
•Any products that you plan to sell

Annual Income
$10,000 to $30,000 depending on your skills and stock.

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