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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 05-04-2013 06:14 PM 1217 reads 0 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I started doing this, one of my goals was to build it and let someone else sell least until a time comes that I could have a storefront in the shop. As of this morning I have taken a step towards my goal.2 stores will be displaying my products. Both are giving me small spaces to start. We started out by displaying a few items at each location. Total happiness when all items sold within a week. This morning I setup my official display at the first store. The other next week.

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

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#1 posted 05-04-2013 06:32 PM

Thats great Monte! Its good to have a product that people can buy and take home home the same day. I’m sure they’ll all sell fast.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#2 posted 05-04-2013 06:33 PM

There’s one thing that I’ve figured out about you, Monte. You are for sure a rolling stone in the sense that you move too fast for moss to be able to grow on you. You have to be one of the most productive guys I have seen on LJ’s. You just keep on going, Monte. I’m no prophet but I predict that you will soon be a very profitable woodworker. You just don’t ever sit still. May you always be happy in your work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#3 posted 05-04-2013 06:45 PM

Excellent! Even if you break even you get great exposure! Good Job Monte! Of course you will do well, you know your market.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 05-04-2013 07:05 PM

Congratulations on the sales! No greater compliment can be given than the opening of a wallet, and handing over of payment.

I really like the pieces as well.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#5 posted 05-04-2013 07:41 PM

Good Job Monte! You give me hope that someday I will follow in your footsteps.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#6 posted 05-04-2013 07:58 PM

way to go monte, i also think you will do well, congrats on the sales you have made, cant wait to hear of your next sales….

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

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#7 posted 05-04-2013 07:59 PM

Man thats awesome! Congrats and keep it up!

-- Jay -

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#8 posted 05-04-2013 08:26 PM

Congratulations Monte! I know you will do well.

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

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#9 posted 05-04-2013 08:36 PM

Monte that is great news. May you as well sell as much as you can build.
I really like the bookcases and wish I was a bit closer because one would look perfect in my office at work.


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

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#10 posted 05-04-2013 08:40 PM

I am glad that your hard work and determination is paying off….GREAT…!

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#11 posted 05-04-2013 09:35 PM

congrats.with all your hard work and talent you deserve it.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#12 posted 05-04-2013 09:45 PM

Congrats Monte! Hope it leads to lots of success!

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#13 posted 05-04-2013 10:53 PM

Way to go Monte.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#14 posted 05-04-2013 11:56 PM

Congratulations! All us other “want a be” woodworkers share in your joy. Well done!

-- Art

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#15 posted 05-05-2013 12:33 AM

Way to go my friend! The building is the fun part and now maybe you can concentrate on that and let someone else do the selling. I think you have definately found your “niche” with the live edge beetle kill furniture.

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

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