creating a home network with server 2003

I'm thinking about creating a network here at home with a server and a cisco router for educational purposes.  What would i need to get and learn to achieve this?
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What exactly is that 'Educational purpose' ? Do u want to learn networking, routers.. etc.. then get a CCNA self help book and that would give you the basic information.
But you would need atleast
1) Router
2) A couple of systems
3) Network Cards
4) Cabling
50 pts????  is that worth typing?

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