The Shows #15: It's been a year

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 08-17-2013 12:00 AM 1542 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am back to the Central States Fair here. The last couple years it has been my biggest sales event. Major anticipation going into this year. The area in general seems to be doing better economically. The weather is about as perfect as we could ever hope for. Expecting great crowds. I have quite a few new items and of course I will be building all of the time I am here. The grounds opened a few hours ago and I have been pleasantly surprised by the traffic through the booth.

No big traumatic events leading into this week. I am getting better setting up and so far I don’t think I forgot anything.

More to come.

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

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 12:07 AM


hope you sell a bunch! Keep your security up? I’m remembering that you got ripped off at one of these. All the best. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 12:07 AM

Here’s to a SUPER sales event this year! Wishing ya the best.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#3 posted 08-17-2013 12:19 AM

This is my booth. It’s not full yet, but it will be.

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

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#4 posted 08-17-2013 12:48 AM

Looks like a great evening!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 08-17-2013 12:50 AM

That booth looks very inviting. Hope you get fat at this one!

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

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#6 posted 08-17-2013 01:43 AM

Good luck to you, Monte. Sounds promising so far! look forward to hearing more.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#7 posted 08-17-2013 09:57 AM

Hope you set personal sales records at the fair. Best wishes for a great show.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#8 posted 08-17-2013 04:02 PM

Cool! That would be so much fun. I’d love to do an event like that
Good luck!!!!

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#9 posted 08-18-2013 12:02 PM

Looks like good times

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

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#10 posted 08-18-2013 02:19 PM

Your booth looks great so far Monte. I hope you sell a lot. Best of luck!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 08-20-2013 02:48 AM

hope the show is great…you will rolling in $$$

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