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Blog entry by Rustic posted 04-15-2014 12:26 PM 624 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, First off sorry for not being on here much, been busy with work and new customers. A friend on Facebook has started ordering from me. At first it was 1 pen and now we are up to 4 pens, 2 key chains, and to hand carved spoons. To the tune of $ 125.00. I could not be happier. Plus the $20.00 she already spent on the first pen.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI



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MyChipCarving

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#1 posted 04-15-2014 12:45 PM

Congrats, Rick. It is encouraging to have satisfied customers who see the value in your work and order more. If you want to build your customer base, consider asking her to write a recommendation and tell her friends via FB.
Keep up the good work!

-- Marty, https://www.MyChipCarving.com, 866-444-6996

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 04-15-2014 01:14 PM

Congratulations, Rick. You’ll have a going business before you know it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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clieb91

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#3 posted 04-15-2014 07:49 PM

Congrats Rick. Returning customers are the best type.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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MT_Stringer

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#4 posted 04-15-2014 08:58 PM

Being a retired guy, I can stay busy selling to FB friends also. Actually more than I have time for.

I have a lot of friends and my wife and 4 daughters have a lot of friends, and their friends have a …..well, you get the pic.

Sometimes I post something made for my wife or kids and they share it.

Sometimes, some one will post a pic and say Uncle Mike, can you make one of these for me. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Rustic

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#5 posted 04-16-2014 01:13 AM

MT—I get that sometimes too.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Roger

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#6 posted 05-06-2014 11:15 AM

Good news Rick. It’s always nice being able to get some extra play money

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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