My wife thought I was crazy then.
Back then in June 1995, I was jobless, out of income and struggling with my finances. I had 2 kids to feed and was at my wits end. I knew I had to do something...
So I started my woodworking business with almost no capital, a few shop tools, and lots of nerve in a 10 foot by 20 foot space but I grew it into a 1400 foot space as a one-person business within the first year.
The kicker is, I was NO "expert" woodworker; far from it.
In fact, I do not even own a huge garage! Really, the hardest part was understanding how to turn a hobby into a real business that made money.
Here's the thing... having no one to help me get started, I made costly mistakes and learned enough from them to make my entire living from woodworking for more than 15 years.