Comment: By the nature of upholstery/ seat weaving

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By the nature of upholstery/ seat weaving

being that each job is different, I would say yes, and it is custom work because of that. So one has to be creative, and flexible. I do a lot of different types of stuff, but it is necessary because I live in a VERY rural area. (5 people per square mile). We actually have more cows/antelope per square mile where I live. But if you live in an area with more population, you wouldn't have to learn so many different things. It wouldn't take long to learn to fix 1 or 2 types of stuff. The advantage I have despite my rural home/area is that what I do is rare. No one does it anymore. Caning, rush and splint seats are done in some areas, but not many. Wicker repair is only done by a handful of people nationwide. I have been reading up on vinyl/leather repair, for a job someone wanted me to do. It was a golf cart seat that they didn't want to replace, so I looked into the business of repairing it. It sounds absolutely great, but not for me, as I live in such a rural area. But if you live in or near a city, it would be a very good business to get into, as it would be so much cheaper to fix a seat than to replace it. I tried one of the owner kits/cheapo, and it really works. To buy one of the professional kits you would spend less than a thousand, which is a very good price. And wouldn't take long to learn. For most people, I would figure what you are good at, and start fixing stuff of yours, then your relatives, then your friends, and you will be in business. Actually that is how I started.
Here is an idea: http://www.vinylprovinyl.com/
Sit down and think of what people need repaired. And go from there.
I would consider teaching if enough were interested, once I get the garden in. People would have to have their own camper to stay at my house. I live 30 miles from nearest town.