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The Shows #22: The Sports show - day 2

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 195 days ago 781 reads 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 21: Return to the Shows Part 22 of The Shows series Part 23: The Sports show - Wrap up »

I have never done these shows before, I assure you that I will again. All of my expenses were paid on day one. I would encourage the custom furniture makers to look into these shows locally. The response has been great. I was the only furniture maker there and that is always a good thing.

They are expecting about 10,000 people to pass through today. Fingers crossed for the day.

-- 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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Handtooler

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#1 posted 195 days ago

God Bless you! I’m sure that’s a relief to know that you are well excepted and profits might be GREAT!
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-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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JoeinGa

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#2 posted 195 days ago

Good going Monte …. What’s that old saying … Get right back up on the horse! Keep moving forward even without a shop!

God Bless you brother!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 195 days ago

New show, new crowd, new experiences. It works for me. Glad it’s working for you Monte. Celebrate with ice cream.

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

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 195 days ago

Well if anybody is due a break in life – it’s you. Happy to hear things are looking up for you Monte. Being the only person selling anything is always good :-).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 195 days ago

That is great Monte…I knew you would do well. I see the crowd photos of the people coming to your display…

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

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Grumpymike

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#6 posted 195 days ago

Hard to top Greg’s Photo, ...
Do well my friend.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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stan3443

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#7 posted 195 days ago

Monte by thinking outside the box you stay ahead of the competiton good luck on day 2

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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clieb91

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#8 posted 194 days ago

Great to hear Monte!! Hope it keep going just as well.

CtL

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

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Gene Howe

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#9 posted 194 days ago

Wonderful news, Monte.
As CtL said, hope your good fortune continues, and on in through the rebuild, too.
You deserve it.

-- 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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DocSavage45

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#10 posted 194 days ago

Monte,

Great News! Where is the show? Any special orders?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 194 days ago

For a show that I have never done before, it may turn into the most profitable show I have ever done.

-- 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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gfadvm

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#12 posted 194 days ago

I’m glad that the show is going great! I knew your style would appeal to the outdoorsmen (and women). I finally realized what is so cool about your stuff: that beetlekill pine is just tailor made for your style of furnishings.

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

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bugz

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#13 posted 194 days ago

Looks like quite the crowd, Monte best of luck, keep us informed, we are all behind you.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Roger

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#14 posted 193 days ago

sounds like a cha ching

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

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