Better Idea. On your same character start botany and mining and get the matts yourself and spend 0 gil. Sale what you don't use. Profit
But be advised, the more crafts you take up, the more OTHER crafts you'll have to keep up.
Example: You can't level Goldsmith without miner if you're wanting to level GSM for free. There's needing other crafts to gear up your DoL jobs too, but you can save money still by farming the mats and giving them to people you need to craft your gear if you don't wanna mess with leatherworker/blacksmith/weaver/goldsmith(XD)
yeah it can get crazy.
Btw - somewhat answers your question - Self sufficiency is rewarding and worthwhile so long as you can deal with the upkeep. Edited, Sep 27th 2013 10:09am by TwilightSkye
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