WELCOME TO BOOMERANG
The online platform for sharing tools and expertise!

You are invited to find out more about how Boomerang Hub, LLC works – either as a Customer or a Vendor – including how to start setting up your online woodworking shop NOW by posting your available tools and training expertise.

LATEST PROMOTION

  • Like us on Facebook to help us get noticed during Google searches!
  • Receive a $25 Visa Gift Card! Be the first 5 to Post 10 Tools. 4 Gift Cards Left. Offer ends on July 1, 2018.

BOOMERANG COMMUNITY STATS

92 Community Listserve Members

34 Customers

13 Vendors


Some Perks at Boomerang Include:

  • Request a Tool
    • Need a tool that isn’t listed? Please email us at info@boomeranghub.io and we will send your need to the Boomerang Community.
    • Request a Tool by providing the following information:
      1. Name of Tool
      2. City/State/Country where you need the tool
      3. Any other additional information that may be helpful (i.e. time frame, etc.)
  • Miscellaneous Category
    • Have a tool or product that doesn’t fit in a tool category? There is a “miscellaneous” category available to post these items.
    • NOTE: To minimize liability, unfortunately NO heavy equipment, NOR vehicles will be allowed to be posted on the site.
  • Safety
    • Deposits are held until your tools are safely returned undamaged.
    • Product Rental Agreement to protect both parties.
    • Waiver to protect both parties renting tools and offering training.
    • Ratings to tell others about your experience.
    • Have more questions about the Boomerang community? Check out our FAQ.
    • Please notify us at info@boomeranghub.io as soon as possible if you experience any issues with Owners or Vendors.

CUSTOMER CORNER

CUSTOMER STEPS for Booking a Product:

  1. Place Product in Cart and Request Confirmation: Once you find the tool that you are interested in booking, click on Choose by the Date section, and click on the desired booking date in the Calendar. Then click on the Check Availability button. If the date is available, the product will be added to your cart. Click View Cart and Proceed To Checkout. Fill in the required fields, then click on the Request Confirmation button. The Vendor should contact you with pick-up time and location information.
  2. Pay Through PayPal: Once the booking is confirmed by the Vendor, you will receive an email with a “Pay for booking” link to pay through PayPal. Both the rental amount and the optional deposit will be charged at this time. You will be refunded your deposit once the product is safely returned to the Vendor.
  3. Sign, Return, and Keep the 2 Contracts: Once you have paid through PayPal, the Customer and Vendor should sign the Product Rental Agreement and the Waiver. Keep these contracts for your records in order to be compliant with BoomeranHub’s Terms of Use. Make sure to check and take a photo of each others’ photo ID when you share the tool.
  4. Reminder Email: You will receive a reminder email from Boomerang the day before the booking will take place.
  5. Deposit Returned to YouAfter the product is returned safely back to the Vendor, you will be refunded the deposit amount through PayPal. Please remind the Vendor to check that the booking is Complete (found under Orders in their left navigation bar) if the deposit isn’t returned promptly.

VENDOR CORNER

VENDOR STEPS to help you get started setting up your Virtual Woodworking Shop:

  1.  Download a copy of our Tool Pricing Guide.
    • This PDF file includes tools and suggested price ranges that was compiled from the survey that was advertised through Popular Woodworking.
      • Based on the survey, 31% are willing to charge $15-$25 to provide training (22% would charge $10-$15, and 21% would charge $25-$50)
      • Based on the survey, 38% are willing to pay $10-$15 to get training (36% would pay $15-$25, and 15% would pay $5-$10).
  2. Click on the following link to see tips on how to set up your woodworking shop profile:
  3. Click on the following link to see tips on how to set up your products:
  4. Click on the following link to see advanced features for setting up your products:
  5. Click on the following link to see how to order business cards through www.moo.com.

 

VENDOR STEPS once a Product is Booked

    1. Contact the Customer: Click on the Customer’s name to email them with pick-up time and location information, as well as any other details. AFTER ALL DETAILS ARE AGREED UPON, then:
    2. Confirm Booking: Click on the Bookings section on the left navigation bar, and then click Manage Bookings. Navigate to the booked item, and under the Action column, click on the Checkmark to Confirm the transaction. Once this is confirmed, the Customer will receive an email to pay for the transaction through PayPal.
    3.  Check to make sure the Customer has Paid: Remind the Customer to click “Pay for booking,” which will be in the next confirmation email they receive. NOTE: It is the Vendor’s responsibility to check under “Manage Booking” to make sure the Customer has paid BEFORE renting the tool.
    4. Sign, Return, and Keep the 2 Contracts: Complete the Product Rental Agreement and the Waiver, which are available here and in the confirmation email. Keep these for your records, in order to be compliant with BoomerangHub’s Terms of Use. Keep these contracts for your records.
    5. Make sure to check and take a photo of each others photo ID when you share the tool.
    6. Check “Complete”: After the product is safely returned, click on the Orders section on the left navigation bar, and then click Processing. Navigate to the order and under the Action column, click on the Complete check mark to refund the deposit to the borrower and get paid.

HELP US SPREAD THE NEWS!

  1. Like us on Facebook to help us get noticed during Google searches!
  2. We need your help to grow our community! Please share your business cards with trusted others who may be interested in using the site!
  3. Please also help us spread the word by copying/pasting the following email message to your friends:

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Hello:

I have joined an online woodworking community to share tools and expertise.
I thought you would be interested in checking it out!

Create your profile today at www.boomeranghub.io

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You are all set to create your virtual woodworking site today!

We look forward to seeing your woodworking shop online,

-Your Boomerang Support Team