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Project by branch posted 07-08-2012 05:25 PM 1722 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi fellow LJ here is a few photos off the stall i had taking for 2 days at the local garden fair just down the road from me the stall cost me 300 euro for the 2 days but it was well worth it i sold 35 pieces and made 2000 euro and got 10 orders to make new pieces for them so i am very happy with my good luck at the fair

i can go shopping tomorrow and get a lot of wood to play with in the workshop

i am so happy i had to share it with you
i will post some photos of some of the pieces later on if your are interested in seeing them

branch all coments welcome

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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 07-08-2012 05:30 PM

Double Fun

Making & buying more wood it dont get better

Stall looks great and sounds like you had a great days out.

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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patron

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#2 posted 07-08-2012 05:32 PM

this is great branch

your work deserves to be seen
and shared

glad it is selling

just remember
sometimes the first one is free
some others may not be

more wood
nice

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Oldtool

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#3 posted 07-08-2012 06:05 PM

Nice turnings, very nice. I like the patterns in the turnings. Hope you have great success in this venture, and with results like these, you should.
Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 07-08-2012 06:53 PM

Very cool ,I don’t see how folks resist buying your great work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Loucarb

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#5 posted 07-08-2012 08:10 PM

Lot of fantastic looking turnings Branch and great that they are selling.

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 07-08-2012 08:11 PM

Congratulations on all the sales!! Your variety was a nice cross section of your work!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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MShort

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#7 posted 07-08-2012 08:48 PM

That is some nice sales that you had. You certainly put up a great looking display of items to choose from.

Congrats !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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MichaelA

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#8 posted 07-08-2012 09:44 PM

I’am very happy you had a wonderful outing at the fair and wish you many more!!!!!!!!! Your art speaks for your very talented interpretations. They sure are gorgeous Branch. Bravo!!!!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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NaFianna

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#9 posted 07-08-2012 11:14 PM

Well done mate – Glad to hear that it went well and you made so many sales especially as I know these are tougher times economically over there. Great to see that people will still spend what they have on good quality craftsmanship.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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Bob Collins

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#10 posted 07-09-2012 12:08 AM

Beautiful display of your great work and best of all the sales, must make you happy Branch.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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bobasaurus

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#11 posted 07-09-2012 12:27 AM

That is an incredible number of pieces, all of which look amazing and have a high level of polish.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Cozmo35

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#12 posted 07-09-2012 02:35 AM

It is always nice to make a profit on something we love to do. You do very good work!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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michelletwo

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#13 posted 07-09-2012 11:13 AM

thanks for sharing your pieces & your experience. Glad you had fun. I see lots of segmentations there, and I love segmenting myself, but in my area segmentations don’t sell. ..Go get more wood, make more pieces & sell them all again!!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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stefang

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#14 posted 07-09-2012 11:13 AM

Maybe not just luck with so many beautiful turnings on offer. I’m glad for you. So many others have disappointing experiences with selling their work that it is always nice to hear a success story.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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jackthelab

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#15 posted 07-09-2012 12:25 PM

Wow, nice display. Your work is exceptionally nice and glad to hear that you had success. Always nice to have some extra funds to purchase MORE WOOD!

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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