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Blog entry by Rustic posted 06-02-2009 09:41 PM 1109 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Guys and Gals,

Just wanted to post an update on what I have been up to.

On Monday June 1st we set up our booth at the craft mall (will post pics soon). I have been busy getting stock ready for it. I have also made some card displays to have descriptions of our product.

Tearen—those banister railings from Rich Devos’ place make awesome votive candle holders.

I am using some of the dark wood that you gave me to make card holders.

So as you can see I have been quite busy and hopefully will be from here on out. I am hoping that this will work for me. I also plan to come up with some other things just to change up the look of things a bit.

There was another crafter there setting up and every other word out of her mouth was “My husband made me this” I guess here husband is a woodworker as well. Right now I am the only woodworker there. Let’s hope it stays that way.
Just thought y’all would be interested.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#1 posted 06-02-2009 10:41 PM

So, how’d it go? What’s your product?
I love to hear about someone “doing it”. This week I am also getting stock ready . I am taking LP record storage crates to retail this week. Saturday to be exact. I’d love to hear more about what you’re doing and how. Good luck and thanks for the update.

-- Larry , Colorado

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#2 posted 06-02-2009 11:21 PM


-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

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#3 posted 06-03-2009 12:38 AM

Good Luck Guy. A few pictures of your booth would be cool. Let’s see it all decked out.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#4 posted 06-03-2009 04:27 AM

I will do that tomorrow. I just got the camera back from the Mrs. today. I will be posting the pics in projects.
My space is 4 feet wide by 3 feet deep.

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#5 posted 06-03-2009 04:29 AM

Happy sales to you and good luck

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#6 posted 06-03-2009 04:49 AM

Good Luck!!!!!

-- Adding to Hubby's "Honey Do List" :-)

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#7 posted 06-05-2009 03:19 AM

Hey buddy change your avatar, back so we cam see you. I like seeing your bright shiny face. Just a suggestion. m

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 06-05-2009 03:24 AM

Let’s see the pics and let us know how things are selling.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#9 posted 06-05-2009 04:03 AM

Nothing has sold yet

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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