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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 03-09-2015 11:59 PM

Looks great, Greg. Those mosquitoes look like they are almost actual size! I’m looking forward to meeting you at Festival Acadiens in Lafayette in October, if it works out this year.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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Don Broussard

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#2 posted 03-10-2015 12:08 AM

Looks great, Greg. I’m looking forward to meeting you at Festival Acadiens in Lafayette in October, if it works out this year.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#3 posted 03-10-2015 12:12 AM

Nice looking set up. Glad to hear it was a good show. I like the idea of the knock down shelves I am trying to come up with a new display for some of my stuff. Hope you don’t mind if I borrow some ideas.

CtL

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

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bosum3919

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#4 posted 03-10-2015 12:19 AM

Very impressive booth layout. I have been following your work for a while and you set a high standard that is truly admirable.

-- Bob

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#5 posted 03-10-2015 12:34 AM

It seems the booth displays are always in transition. Never completely happy with mine.. Very nice shelves

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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longgone

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#6 posted 03-10-2015 01:05 AM

Thanks for the nice comments…so much fun…so little time…

Don…Captured the mosquitoes down the road in Port Vincent….actually, I got them from a guy at a craft show at Palmer Park….

clieb91…these work really good for me..feel free to copy them cause they are quite basic and simple and nothing original…

bosom…thanks…I always try to do my best and hope for the best.

Jim…my displays are always in transition…this is #...wow, so many I can’t remember

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#7 posted 03-10-2015 01:34 AM

Really nice setup. Hope you sold out.

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

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#8 posted 03-10-2015 01:47 AM

Watching you progress in your work and displaying your work has been a joyful experience. Is the corrugated tin heavy? I know you can coil it. You must have a pretty large trailer?

I’m pleased to hear of your financial success which finances your fun. LOL!

Be careful on the ice. Hey did you take any homemade gumbo with you?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 03-10-2015 02:05 AM

Really like the display table idea/usage.

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#10 posted 03-10-2015 03:05 AM

What a great setup! I made me want to wander in and see what you have!

-- "Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours."

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GaryLundgrenCrafts

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#11 posted 03-10-2015 03:21 AM

Great ideas!

What do you use to make the corrugated tin walls stay up?

I am considering doing craft shows myself.

Thanks.

-- GaryLundgrenCrafts

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Boxguy

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#12 posted 03-10-2015 03:43 AM

Greg, looks like you seek as much perfection in your display set-up as you do in your boxes and shelves. Like everything you seem to strive to make what you make better and better. Nice job, great booth.

-- Big Al in IN

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kiefer

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#13 posted 03-10-2015 03:57 AM

Its good to hear you did well at the show sales wise and when I looked at the snow picture I said OH OH that does not look good .
I like your booth Greg very inviting and gives a quality appearance .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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longgone

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#14 posted 03-10-2015 04:01 AM

Thanks much everyone…!
The corrugated panels are actually lightweight. I got them at Lowes and they were only about $10 each. I have 15 of them. They come in 8 ft. length and I had to cut them to 7 ft. I made them easy to hang on the horizontal upper poles of the tent I have by making some metal “J” shaped hooks with drilled holes to mount the hooks to the top of the panels. It doesn’t even take 5 minutes to hang them up.

Another thing that isn’t obvious in the photo is what’s under the cloth covered table in the back. It is a cart that adjusts from 30” long to 55” long and folds flat (30”x 20” x 10”) for storage. I made a top that easily makes it my booth “desk” with plenty storage underneath. This same cart is also what I use to move everything from the van to where my booth setup is located.
I don’t use a trailer. I have a Ford E350 Super Duty Van and it is easy to fit everything in.

I always work to create new design pieces and I also do my best to closely duplicate pieces that sell

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bosum3919

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#15 posted 03-10-2015 04:32 AM

Greg, is the cart something you purchased or designed and built?

-- Bob

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