For Terry, have you seen these pods?

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    You'd be surprised, by the time you buy the appliances and the board/ edging there's not much money to be made, even though it sounds ridiculously expensive
     
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    Steve, of Marcle Leisure, has a home build PVC using removable 'pods' for both kitchen and bathroom..

    interesting project .. http://www.soh.me.uk/

    agree with Dave.. not much money to be made and a very small market for this sort of conversion pods.
     
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    I looked into it when I had my joinery workshop, you need to be machining multiple amounts at the same time to make a wage/ cover overheads and then as you rightly say it's a very small but competitive market
     
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    Finally got around to this and as I see it if you get everything in the pod for £1050 it will cost that in materials to build --It says FROM so I would hazard a guess that the almost 500 quid fridge would be a extra If that's the case then the pod would cost around £500 so £550 for a days work is not bad going -the first one may take a couple of days to make but anything like that you would make templates/patterns so once you have them away you go (y)
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    Costs of items
    3 x furniture boards = £30 to 150 per board
    Knock in edging £40
    Leccy bits £50
    hinges/handles/catches/con blocks etc £20 ish
    water barrels/tanks £25
    sink/cooker unit = Smev 9222 = £245
    Odds and sods may add another £10 / 20 ish
    terry
     
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