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Project by learnin2do posted 10-03-2011 03:54 PM 1652 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made lots of little things in preparation for a local farmer’s market booth. i was so flattered to be invited! i actually made $60 over the booth fee! i realize that is not going to pay bills, but it sure was fun.

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#1 posted 10-03-2011 04:37 PM

Nice things.. life would be much funnier without bills


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#2 posted 10-03-2011 05:05 PM

Hmmmm….I would have thought you would do good with the variety of items that you show. I sometimes think people are looking for a particular price range at markets and of course everyone is looking for a deal! AT least you covered some expenses and had fun. Maybe the exposure will lead you to some serious buyers. Your stuff looks well made and pretty cool!

-- Mike P., Arkansas,

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#3 posted 10-03-2011 06:49 PM

I agree that your work looks great! There is no rhyme or reason for having success at a show. One show we thought would be a bust turned out into our hottest sales ever and another where we thought we would do well turned out into a total bust, zip, zero, zilch! Only positive thing about that one was the entry fee was fairly low so we didn’t lose a lot, win some, lose some.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#4 posted 10-03-2011 07:23 PM

Those various things look nice and I’m glad that you had fun.

-- 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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#5 posted 10-03-2011 08:05 PM

You’ve really got some amazing stuff there. I love the spoons. Thought about making some myself.

-- Matt -

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#6 posted 10-04-2011 01:36 AM

Okay, those are some great items.

I especially like the poplar? frame, the display table, which is almost like a cat tree, and the bowl?/ladel.

Hope you had fun,

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#7 posted 10-04-2011 03:15 AM

just get you a mortiser, if you are lucky enough to have one, use a drill press, so you don’t jerk your wrist! -cut to shape with a jigsaw or bandsaw, put a chain on your grinder, or a 35 grit wheel, and it is fun, fun, fun…till you have to sand the inside! – or unless you get almost finished and discover a soft spot!

-- ~christine @ used2btrees

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#8 posted 10-04-2011 12:36 PM

Your things are lovely, well done . I like that bowl in pic 2.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#9 posted 10-06-2011 06:23 PM

Christine! Very nice looking projects, VERY NICE!
I am glad you had fun and put a little dough in your pocket!
Great Work.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#10 posted 04-29-2012 08:37 PM

Christine- talk to me about that bowl? And how are you carving out those spoons???? I have missed you woman!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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