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Pine candle holders. Took a bit less the 3hrs for the 8 of them from start to finish. They won’t pay the mortgagebut hey, it still feels great to be handed cash for your work.
-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.
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#1 posted 04-19-2013 06:09 PM
Making ShavingsMaking MoneyThat’s a great combinationJamie
-- 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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#2 posted 04-19-2013 06:17 PM
They look great
-- Dreaming patterns
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#3 posted 04-19-2013 07:18 PM
Congrats mate :)
-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...
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#4 posted 04-19-2013 09:13 PM
20 bucks and a great job too !
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#5 posted 04-19-2013 09:13 PM
Candle holders look great.
The 20 bills looks even better! Congratulations!
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#6 posted 04-19-2013 09:32 PM
Congratulations buddy! Those are really nice and fantastic! I’m sure you’ll get more sales in your future project! You’re really talented.
-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"
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#7 posted 04-19-2013 09:34 PM
A couple of Guiness there :: ))There’s something about recieving money for your labour, well done. nice clean job & i can see why thry soldPete
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#8 posted 04-19-2013 10:54 PM
congrats on your sale.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#9 posted 04-19-2013 11:56 PM
You’re a bit like me. I’d be making the stuff anyway and so if someone is willing to give me money in trade, I am a happy boy. And the thing I figure is that it is all about movement. Do this project… and then another shows up.
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
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#10 posted 04-20-2013 12:57 AM
Good for you – you will always remember your first sale. I guess that makes you a Professional Woodworker.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#11 posted 04-20-2013 04:01 AM
A first sale will always be remembered. And candle holders is something everyone can use over and over…
-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,
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#12 posted 04-20-2013 03:22 PM
Congratulations, and I hope you have many more happy moments from the shop. Thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#13 posted 04-20-2013 03:25 PM
Congrats and the sell. I remember my first sell, it gives you a good feeling inside that some really likes what you have done.
-- Please recycle. Save the trees.......for woodcarvers!
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#14 posted 04-20-2013 11:25 PM
Congratulations, The candle holders look really nice! My first sell’s were my wagons, Next thing I knew people were saying, “hey, can you make this”? I love the feeling I get when someone really likes something I made. Even if it’s gifted, worth all the effort.
-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".
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#15 posted 04-21-2013 12:58 AM
Oh, Peteg… now yer talkin….. Gr8 sale, gr8 builds
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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