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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 mortgage
but 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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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 466 days ago

Making Shavings
Making Money
That’s a great combination
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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deon

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#2 posted 466 days ago

They look great

-- Dreaming patterns

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Sodabowski

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#3 posted 466 days ago

Congrats mate :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Dan'um Style

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#4 posted 466 days ago

20 bucks and a great job too !

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

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Mean_Dean

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#5 posted 466 days ago

Candle holders look great.

The 20 bills looks even better! Congratulations!

-- Dean

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Surfside

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#6 posted 466 days ago

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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peteg

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#7 posted 466 days ago

A couple of Guiness there :: ))
There’s something about recieving money for your labour, well done. nice clean job & i can see why thry sold
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 466 days ago

congrats on your sale.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Spoontaneous

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#9 posted 466 days ago

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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cajunpen

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#10 posted 466 days ago

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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Hawaiilad

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#11 posted 466 days ago

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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Bluepine38

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#12 posted 465 days ago

Congratulations, and I hope you have many more happy moments from the shop. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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MyWayChipCarving

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#13 posted 465 days ago

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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jeffswildwood

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#14 posted 465 days ago

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.

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Roger

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#15 posted 465 days ago

Oh, Peteg… now yer talkin….. Gr8 sale, gr8 builds

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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