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The Shows #15: It's been a year

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 329 days ago 985 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. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability



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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 329 days ago

Monte,

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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Handtooler

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#2 posted 329 days ago

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

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 329 days ago

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 329 days ago

Looks like a great evening!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 329 days ago

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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balidoug

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#6 posted 329 days ago

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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jfk4032

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#7 posted 328 days ago

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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AngieO

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#8 posted 328 days ago

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

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Roger

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#9 posted 327 days ago

Looks like good times

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

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stefang

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#10 posted 327 days ago

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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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#11 posted 326 days ago

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

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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