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My Small Business: Spud Wood Works #9: The Dream, the Plan, the Project

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Blog entry by Ethan Harris posted 05-11-2013 06:02 PM 1074 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 8: Cut, Sand, Repeat. Cut, Sand, Repeat... Part 9 of My Small Business: Spud Wood Works series Part 10: Website Launch! »

Hello Readers,

Wow its been a really long time since I have blogged anything… Spud has kept me really busy. But today I think I have something to share that I have been realizing is the next step for me and subsequently Spud.

I have come to the conclusion that I love woodworking, I love making things myself and seeing the satisfaction that people have with my product. A few weeks ago I decided that I would begin saving money from my business to open a brick and mortar storefront. That’s right, I am planning the stages of my eventual gravitation towards full time woodworking and retail.

Currently I am working on saving money and raising funds either through fund raising programs or grants. I also started working on floor plan ideas and product descriptions and modeling. As I take this journey I will keep you all (who may be interested) updated.

http://igg.me/at/spudwoodworks/x/2089110 – My indiegogo campaign in case you wanted to see it.

-- Ethan, CT: Check out my Small Business at http://www.spudwoodworks.com & also follow me on twitter https://twitter.com/Ethan_Woodworks



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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 05-11-2013 09:15 PM

congrats on starting your business.i wish you the best.thanks for updating us.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 05-11-2013 09:39 PM

Big decision, Look forward to hearing about your journey.

CtL

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

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rrww

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#3 posted 05-12-2013 06:20 AM

Good luck on your new business, let the long hours begin!

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#4 posted 05-13-2013 06:53 PM

I followed your link to indiegogo and wanted to let you know that the links on that page to your ETSY account did not work. Good luck and I hope it works out for you.

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