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Trying out the Consignment Route #5: Feedback and Good News!

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Blog entry by KnotCurser posted 07-15-2011 10:37 PM 2716 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: A bit of feedback and a photo! Part 5 of Trying out the Consignment Route series Part 6: Restocking Day at the Painted Lady! »

So, it’s been 43 days since the last blog on this topic as well as around 30 days since I had any words from the shop.

The lack of communication really didn’t bother me at all since I assumed that I had no sales and I would shortly be going back to the shop, packing up my stuff and writing off the entire experience as a “lesson learned” with no money lost by anyone.

Not so fast. I finally got an email from one of the owners saying that business is “picking up this month” and two of my works sold in the last couple of weeks. :-)

She is getting more excited because she is receiving a lot of positive comments on my works as well – cool!

We might have to drop prices just a few bucks as I really believe that things are overpriced to enable both me and the shop to profit as much as we desired. She, however, still wants to wait a bit. Again, no big deal.

I’m just happy that I had some sales! Also, she is eager to continue to show/sell my works. Cool!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com



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degoose

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#1 posted 07-15-2011 10:42 PM

Congratulations and tribulations…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 07-15-2011 10:45 PM

That’s great news Bob! I think it is really a positive response for the first month. Your work is really good and summer is just starting to get rolling with the last of the schools getting out only a couple of weeks ago. I am happy for you. I hope you get what you deserve for your time and expertise. Keep us posted!

Sheila :D

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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William

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#3 posted 07-16-2011 02:53 AM

Congratulations. It feels good when other’s appreciate your work, doesn’t it?

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 07-16-2011 05:48 AM

Congratulations.

-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#5 posted 07-16-2011 03:04 PM

Congrats Bob.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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BritBoxmaker

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#6 posted 07-16-2011 03:42 PM

This is good news, Bob. More power to your elbow.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#7 posted 07-16-2011 06:19 PM

Congratulations Bob! It is very important people like the work of a professional like you!

-- António Guerreiro https://www.facebook.com/bichosdamadeira

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