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The Shows #20: Harvest Festival wrap up

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 09-29-2013 01:35 AM 832 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Although not a massive day, today was a very pleasant surprise. As usual the mugs and boxes did well. Also sold some shelves and a trunk. I did this show with my mother mainly because she wanted to. I didn’t expect to sell much. For a one day show it was great. I would definitely do it again next year. The shows have been slower this year than last year. Only doing a couple select holiday shows, so my next big show is the end of January.

Good luck to all in your holiday shows.

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



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#1 posted 09-29-2013 01:45 AM

Well done, my friend!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#2 posted 09-29-2013 01:47 AM

Glad you and your mom had a successful show. And hope it warmed up!

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

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#3 posted 09-29-2013 01:56 AM

Monte, Glad to hear you had a good show. Ours went fairly well.

CtL

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#4 posted 09-29-2013 01:58 AM

Wound up almost 70 today. Actually got a sunburn.

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

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#5 posted 09-29-2013 03:23 AM

It is good that you were able to share this experience with your mom. I know she must have enjoyed being there with you.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#6 posted 09-29-2013 12:19 PM

I don’t think you can have a bad show!!

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

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#7 posted 09-29-2013 01:17 PM

Sounds like things turned out O K. Make sure you wear a hat in the sun.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#8 posted 09-29-2013 02:32 PM

Great News Monte! A great day for you. I’m happy for your success. You will miss the sunburn when the winter comes? LOL!

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#9 posted 09-29-2013 05:12 PM

Congrats Monte!

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#10 posted 09-30-2013 01:29 PM

Glad you had a good one Monte

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#11 posted 09-30-2013 03:59 PM

Congrats Monte, I just got though making 5 mugs for this weekends show but I’ve decided to sell them as non functional (decorative) and have reduced the price, since I don’t know for sure if the hobby store epoxy is safe once I I get the FDA approved epoxy in I’ll make and sale those but… a pint with shipping is $71.00 so not sure if it’s worth even making them anymore, I just don’t trust the off the shelf epoxy after reading the replies to test post I did a few days ago.

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#12 posted 09-30-2013 04:40 PM

Glad you did well.

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