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I still need to make the mounting brackets but other than that it’s done. I’ve had a lot of good response on the websites that I’ve advertised the auction on so keep your fingers crossed.

The auction is live on ebay. I listed it to start at $400 as suggested by eBay guru Dan
http://cgi.ebay.com/Save-the-Children-Standup-Paddleboard-Paddle_W0QQitemZ300176228381QQihZ020QQcategoryZ553QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

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-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org





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Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 2433 days ago

Bob

This is cool, how did you make the whales? Good luck with the auction.

-- Bob A in NJ

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 2433 days ago

Good job Bob, what did it cost to list the one item ?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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cajunpen

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#3 posted 2432 days ago

Nice Bob. I’ll watch the auction and see how high it goes.

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

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2432 days ago

how beautiful… this is one special paddle!!!!

take a bow, Bob.. take a bow

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Jeff

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#5 posted 2432 days ago

Fingers crossed buddy. Nice addition of the humpbacks.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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miles125

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#6 posted 2432 days ago

Those whales are just too cool!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Bob #2

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#7 posted 2432 days ago

I like it Bob,

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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mot

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#8 posted 2432 days ago

Beautiful work, Bob.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bob Babcock

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#9 posted 2432 days ago

Thanks all. I’m a little nervous with the $400 starting bid. No action yet. I was thinking starting it at $200 might get more bidders. What do you think Dan?

The listing was $5 and change but then they get a piece of the final price too.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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Thos. Angle

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#10 posted 2432 days ago

It’s still as great as it was before. Really nice, Bob

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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RobS

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#11 posted 2432 days ago

Nice Job Bob! Best of luck with the sale.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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David

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#12 posted 2432 days ago

Bob -

Beautiful work! That is a wonderful paddle. I will keep my fingers crossed as well!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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Dan'um Style

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#13 posted 2432 days ago

Bob

Let it roll with the $400 dollars. If it doesn’t get a bid, then it is only $5. You can always relist and try another angle.
You can add additional photos to your ebay auction via photobucket, ie, the woodworkers save the chidren posters etc.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Martin Sojka

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#14 posted 2430 days ago

Hey Bob.. it seems like you have first bidder. Nice.

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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Bob Babcock

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#15 posted 2430 days ago

Hehe….that’s my brother! I told him I was already making him another and that it would have artwork on it but he wanted to bid anyway.

I dropped the opening bid to $200. When I looked at the shipping to places like Hawaii and Calif. (likely destinations, $125) it just made sense. We’ll see where it goes. I’ve had a few folks tell me they are planning on bidding. Someone on the east coast might bid it up because of the lesser cost of shipping. I might even deliver it myself if it’s within 100 miles or so.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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