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The Shows #7: Day 8

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 02-01-2013 04:19 PM 786 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Is the anticipation from hoping there are big crowds or because it’s almost over? Although we haven’t had banner crowds, I am perfectly satisfied with how my week has gone. I will leave with a comfortable profit and will have learned even more about how to do this. Had to rearrange this morning due to shelf units leaving booth. A guy that does reclaimed lumber work shows with in the summer. He brought in stuff to fill the void. I haven’t talked him into joining LJ’s yet, but I will.

Have a great day to all!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.



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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 02-01-2013 04:25 PM

I’m glad you’ve had a good show, Monte. You seem to be a hard worker and very productive.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Roger

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#2 posted 02-01-2013 05:20 PM

Good goin, Monte

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

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 02-01-2013 06:32 PM

You’re rounding third, and ready to head into the home stretch! Good job Buddy

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#4 posted 02-01-2013 06:42 PM

glad things worked out monte, learning what to do next time is a valuable piece of onfo, it sounds like you got some orders too..thats great…have a great weekend…is sunday the last day..grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 02-01-2013 06:44 PM

Monte
Glad to hear the show has gone well for ya. Glad the weather you have been having hasn’t hurt the show. Hang in there.

CtL

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

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 02-01-2013 06:46 PM

The rodeo is still Sunday, but I found out yesterday that vendor areas are done Saturday night. Fine with me. Back in the shop on Sunday.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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jaykaypur

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#7 posted 02-01-2013 06:50 PM

Hey Monte….glad everything is working out. Did you make the table in pics 3 and 4 ? It is SWEET!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 02-01-2013 06:53 PM

Tyler makes all of the barn wood items. He has access to a large supply of it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 02-01-2013 06:56 PM

Have you sold any big pieces?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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stefang

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#10 posted 02-01-2013 06:58 PM

Glad it went well for you Monte. Some real interesting items there. I especially liked the antler lamps.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 02-01-2013 06:59 PM

I have 3 large furniture orders besides selling everything I had in booth. The booth will get real empty by mid day tomorrow.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 02-01-2013 07:01 PM

I’m soooooooooooo glad to hear that!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#13 posted 02-01-2013 08:18 PM

I am glad to hear it has been a profitable week….all that money to spend now…look out tool store…here comes Monte…!

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#14 posted 02-02-2013 12:08 AM

glad to hear you’ve had a good week.hope you sell everything and don’t have to pack up anything.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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gfadvm

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#15 posted 02-02-2013 02:35 AM

Sounds like you had a good show. Hope the snow has cleared off enough for you to have a safe trip back home. Doesn’t sound like you have much to haul home and that’s the whole point!

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

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