Quote Originally Posted by Donald Qualls
So, you're basically saying that, once you've done one or two, you could (even accounting for cost of materials) make something like $40/hr making these things? Tell me more!!

I wouldn't quit my day job.

This took a lot of space and was pretty messy with some not-so-good-for-you adhesive fumes in the air. It might make a nice cottage industry if you had enough space and ventilation, assuming the demand was there.

And, although this one came out very nice, it isn't perfect and as good as it looks, it looks homemade. The bellows I ordered from Camera Bellows, Ltd. in England is absolutely perfect. It's like comparing anything handmade and crafted (woven rugs, ceramics, etc.) to something machine-made.

As Frank Zappa once crooned: "Is that a real poncho or is that a Sears poncho?"

Joe