Show 2016 was great sucess

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Project by Tom Pritchard posted 01-09-2017 01:55 AM 1126 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I once again had great success in the 2016 handmade show in my community in December. Total of 75 carvings were sold. The picture shows my booth setup. The two following pictures shows after two hours into the show and third is what was left over at days end. Since the show, the remaining carvings have been sold. I have also carved 12 others for special orders plus four more yet to do. The size ranges from small ornaments up to 12 tall. I carve them and my wife paints them.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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#1 posted 01-09-2017 02:01 AM

It is really satisfying when people appreciate your work and are willing to pay good money for it. Good for you! I wish I could see some of it up close.

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#2 posted 01-09-2017 02:04 AM

Those are good carvings congratulations on a job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 01-09-2017 02:36 AM

wow id say you achieved success craft shows can be hit or miss,you hit a bulls eye,congrats.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#4 posted 01-09-2017 04:13 AM

They are beautiful.
Congratulations on a very successful day.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Tom Pritchard

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#5 posted 01-09-2017 12:37 PM

Thanks for everyone’s wonderful comments. This was my fourth year doing this event. I have felt very blessed that I have been receiving all the local support.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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#6 posted 01-09-2017 03:22 PM

nice bunch of carvings

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#7 posted 01-09-2017 04:57 PM

Congratulations on good sale, your projects deserve it. I wasn’t that lucky with my tissue boxes and teal light holders – finaly I gave them all for free as gift to my friends and relatives. Obviously it depend on community.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 01-09-2017 09:03 PM

Congrats Tom, well done. I think you better make more in 2017!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#9 posted 01-09-2017 11:11 PM

Tom, your carvings are beautiful and so I’m sure that you are quite successful with them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 01-09-2017 11:11 PM

Congratulations on the large number of sales!



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#11 posted 01-10-2017 12:06 AM

Wow, what a sale, to move that much merchandise you must not be charging enough :).
Congrats on your success.

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

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#12 posted 01-10-2017 03:33 PM

I might add that the price range was $10 to $95. The larger 12” tall carvings were the more expensive as you might expect. Once again..thanks you for the support.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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#13 posted 01-13-2017 01:26 PM

Congrats Tom. You did a fine job. Your carvings are definitely worth it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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