Make Your Own Concrete Block Machine--A Business Opportunity
Make Your Own Concrete Block Machine--A Business Opportunity Manufacturing concrete blocks is a business with a solid foundation. Concrete blocks are used everywhere for building everything from small backyard projects to large buildings. They are one of the primary commodities of the building trades. They will never go out of style and are always in strong demand.
You can start a part time business,from your garage,making concrete blocks with hand molds. Plans and instructions for this are readily available. You make the molds yourself from plywood and sheet metal and simply fill them with the appropriate concrete mix. You then turn the blocks out of the molds and let them dry before selling them. One person can turn out 100 cement blocks in a good days work. Building supply stores are always happy to have a local supplier who can give them a good price on concrete products. With no transportation costs you can make a very good profit and still keep your prices very competitive.
Sooner or later the demand for your products will be more than you can handle using hand molds. At this point you may decide that your part time business is ready to become a full time living. You will want to manufacture concrete blocks in larger quantities. To accomplish this you will need a concrete block making machine. There are a number of manufacturers who make cement block machines. Most of them are abroad and the machines are expensive. If you can afford it go ahead and buy one. They do a great job and will pay for the high cost with greatly increased production. There is another way--for much lower cost you can build your own machine.
Building a concrete block making machine is actually not that difficult. Plans,with complete instructions,are readily available and will enable you to build a machine which will produce 800 concrete blocks per day. The machine is built from new or used auto parts,sheet metal and a few odds and ends. It costs a fraction of the price of a commercially made machine and will perform just as well. You can also build a smaller,hand operated,machine which will make 200 blocks per day and is quite simple to build and operate. You will be able to produce any quantity desired of low cost cement blocks. This enables you to fill large orders which you could not do with only hand molds.
When you are in the concrete block making business it is a natural idea to also produce other concrete products. You can make concrete garden ornaments, birdbaths,sundials,concrete garden furniture,patio slabs,window boxes,huge vases and concrete urns for the garden. There is a very strong demand for these items and they are very profitable to manufacture. Your concrete business,which started out as a part time home business,will by now have become a very profitable full tiime occupation which can make you a far better living than most jobs will.
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