My last (and only) attempt at a Craft/Art show was not a huge success. Other than good company and a festive atmosphere, it was a lot of work for little sales. You guys all know that woodworking is an expensive hobby (or business for you talented guys) and if you don’t make some money, you are limited in what you can do (or what the wife will allow you to do.) I have been placing a few boxes in boutiques and galleries instead of at shows. I’ve had the same lackluster resul...
If anyone is interested we have a call for work for “A Midsummer Day’s Dream”, an online show. The show will be hosted by Crafthaus.http://crafthaus.ning.com/group/crafthausexhibition/forum/topics/a-midsummer-day-s-dream There is no submission fee & membership to Crafthaus is not required. If anyone is interested, submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org When we receive a submission Marie will email to confirm receipt. After we jury we email a docu...
I attended the Charlotte Woodcarvers show last weekend, and it was amazing! I was mesmerized the whole 3 days with the great people I met, the awesome carvings, and the sense of fellowship and camaraderie that was everywhere to be found. I took many pics, and whittled them down to these. I named the artist when possible, and wish that more people had labeled their work after the judging so I could have given them credit for work well done. I also entered 3 piec...
8TH ANNUAL SATURDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2014inside the Niagara Falls HOME DEPOT7190 Morrison Street L2E 7K510:00 am – 5:00 pm Woodworking CompetitionTwo categories to enter: Small Project (has to fit inside a 2ft square box) Large Project (greater than a 2ft square box)PRIZES! PRIZES! and more PRIZES! Woodworking Seminars 10:30-11:3012:00-1:00 1:30-2:30 3:00-4:00 All Day Demonstrations Niagara Woodcarvers AssociationNia...
I was invited to display (sell) at an artists bazaar, held yesterday, Nov., 24. I have never done that before, in fact, it is really just the last year or two that I have sold my stuff. The bazaar seemed to have a feminine slant to it, lots of girly stuff! There were about 25 booths. I took every fancy little trinket box I could make. I also took a few games I had made for my folks last year. They were not impressed with Shut the Box, or Quarto. And I made up some cedar bird feeders ...
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Folks if anyone is interested in submitting to “Enlighten Me” our call for an online show Marie & I are curating. The show is hosted by Crafthaus.com There is no fee to submit. We started to curate online shows because we think it is important to show general public good quality work designed and made by artists & woodworkers. All shows are highlighted for one month & then move to “Past Online Exhibits” where it will remain permanently. I like to...
7TH ANNUALNIAGARAWOODWORKINGSHOW SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2012 Niagara Falls HOME DEPOT7190 Morrison StreetL2E 7K5 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Woodworking Competition Two categories to enter:Small Project (has to fit inside a 2ft square box) Large Project (greater than a 2ft square box) PRIZES! PRIZES! and more PRIZES! Woodworking Seminars 10:30-11:3012:00-1:00 1:30-2:303:00-4:00 All Day Demonstrations Niagara Woodcarvers Association Golden Horseshoe Woodturners GuildNiagara Woodworking Cl...
I know I am kind of late to get into the Craft Shows this year but first I need to decide if doing Craft Shows is the thing for me. Do I want to tie up my weekends with the shows. But first I guess a little background on me. I love woodworking. Seeing a finished project that someone likes and uses is enjoyable. As I am sure most do I hate sanding and I constantly work at trying to cut down on the sanding. I work full time in IT for a large company. I am leaving at the end of the year...
I am a co-chair for the Members Gallery at this year’s Furniture Society Conference. All Furniture Society members are invited to submit to the Members Gallery. Design, Community & Sublime Conference will be held at Maine College of Art from June 14-16,2012 in Portland Maine. The exhibition is a wonderful opportunity to show one’s work to your peers and other conference attendees. We encourage all Society members to participate. There is no fee to submit to Members Galle...
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