holiday show #3: done

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 11-12-2012 02:39 AM 4098 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Weather was much kinder to us today. Decent crowds and sales. Next one isn’t for 2 weeks. Still hoping to make some tweaks to improve sales. Gotta keep working at it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 11-12-2012 02:49 AM

glad it was a decent day monte

just keep them guessing what’s next
maybe that’s a good way to bring them back
and tell their friends

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 11-12-2012 03:16 AM


-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#3 posted 11-12-2012 05:28 PM

I’m glad you are happy with the results … Did your keepsake boxes sell well??

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#4 posted 11-12-2012 05:45 PM

With trays sold better than without. That will be taken care of by next show. Dark boxes are more popular than light colors. The exception was the box elder box. It did have a tray, but the box elder is just eye catching. Requests for cutting boards. Didn’t have them. That will be corrected. I am also working on prototypes of a more high-end jewelry box. Drawers and a way to hang necklaces are desired. I try to take mental notes of what people look at and talk about.

The bigger boxes (Arts & Craft or hunting box) does well in the pine. However I intend to put some out in other woods as well. Again I want to test the light- dark theory. It’s all a learning experience. We must adapt and change constantly.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 11-13-2012 03:05 PM

Glad it went well for you. I know you are busy making more treasures for the next one!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 11-14-2012 01:39 PM

I don’t think it’s you Monte.. It’s because peoples wallets are full of moths. :(

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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