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The Shows #21: Return to the Shows

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 195 days ago 774 reads 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 20: Harvest Festival wrap up Part 21 of The Shows series Part 22: The Sports show - day 2 »

After having to skip the biggest show of the year 2 weeks ago, I knew I couldn’t wait too long to get back to business. This one is the annual Black Hills Sports Show and Outdoor Expo. I have never done this show before. But it normally draws a very large crowd and the weather is supposed to be beautiful. I am hoping that the combination gets me some exposure and more importantly gets some orders.

This is my temporary home through Sunday afternoon

Thank goodness I am not near the food court. That causes excessive snacking and weight gain. I was a very late entry, so I don’t know if this is a good location or not. For those who do shows, you know that is very important as well. The few pieces you see are the survivors from the fire. Not a lot, but it sure beats nothing.

I will keep you posted and thanks for reading.

-- 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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Sergio

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#1 posted 195 days ago

Gosh, you are prolific…. good luck at the show :)

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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jfk4032

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#2 posted 195 days ago

Hope you have a great show and continue to rebuild strong Monte!

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

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Handtooler

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#3 posted 195 days ago

Best wishes for a successful showing and orders that you must fill.

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

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 195 days ago

Hope you have a successful and profitable show…..one with many orders.

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

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Gene Howe

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#5 posted 195 days ago

Best of wishes for a great and profitable show, Monte.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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johnhutchinson

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#6 posted 195 days ago

Looks great to me, Monte! Don’t forget the crowd control.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 195 days ago

Good luck at the show Monte…bounce back stronger than ever…!

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

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wiswood2

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#8 posted 195 days ago

Hope you do good Monte.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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robert triplett

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#9 posted 195 days ago

It looks like enough stuff to generate some interest for orders. Good luck.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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grizzman

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#10 posted 195 days ago

i wish you the best monte, trying to bounce back from a devastating fire is tough, and your doing a great job of it, i hope you get lots of orders and good exposure.

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

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Sandra

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#11 posted 195 days ago

Good for you Monte, moving forward as always. I wish you the best of luck with the show and can’t wait to hear about it!

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

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JL7

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#12 posted 195 days ago

Good luck Monte…..you’ve got some great drive…....

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Mean_Dean

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#13 posted 195 days ago

Best wishes for lots of orders!

-- Dean

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gfadvm

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#14 posted 195 days ago

Those pieces would all look great in someone’s cabin. Here’s hopin you sell out!

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

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DocSavage45

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#15 posted 195 days ago

Monte,

Looks like a good sample of your work. You have gotten orders for pieces from the last show you did. Best of the draw on this.

Hope the security is up as well!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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