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Fellow Lumberjock will be featured on SHARK TANK on ABC on April 1st at 8pm/7pm central

by Kiersten
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patron

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#1 posted 1252 days ago

go get ‘em girl

hows the shop coming along

-- 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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Dusty56

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#2 posted 1252 days ago

Looking forward to your appearance on the show , Kiersten : ) It happens to be one of my favorites !
Best wishes and I hope that they bit your bait last October : ) LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Manitario

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#3 posted 1252 days ago

Awesome, best of luck, I’ll be sure to watch!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Napaman

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#4 posted 1252 days ago

I just saw the show for the first time on Friday…super exciting…it seemed really exciting—-and intense for the participants…

hope it went well!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Pete Wadey

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#5 posted 1252 days ago

Can’t wait to see it. I love seeing what ideas people are pitching to the sharks. How cool to see a fellow LJ on TV.

-- Pete Wadey , http://workshop-aprons.blogspot.com/

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 1252 days ago

That is great. Is that a regular show?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 1251 days ago

Wishing you the very best.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Kiersten

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#8 posted 1251 days ago

Thanks everyone!! I can’t wait to see how they edited it all together!!

TopamaxSurvivor, it is a regular show. Season 2—just started last Friday night but will run for 8 episodes.

-- Kiersten, Los Angeles, http://www.modmomfurniture.com

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Bob42

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#9 posted 1251 days ago

Glad to hear it. Best of luck to you. Go LJ’s

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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tedth66

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#10 posted 1251 days ago

Congrats Kiersten. This will be the first time I’ve seen the show.

-- Ted

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darryl

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#11 posted 1251 days ago

I’ve been looking forward to this episode for a while now! It seems like it will be a long week for me, can’t imagine how you are feeling Kiers! This should be fun and exciting!

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#12 posted 1251 days ago

WOW! This is big news! Congratulations!

-- John from Horse Shoe

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dbol

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#13 posted 1251 days ago

cool. I watched it on friday night and the one product they liked but did not give any money to was an “extreme pogo stick”. They liked the fact that it stood out from other pogo stick’s and thought it should not be made into a mass marketed product.
I hope that does happen with you, your stuff looks really cool.
Actually you can tell us if they gave you money cant you? lol

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ScottN

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#14 posted 1251 days ago

Wow…we have a real celebrity amongst us…:P Way to go..this week is going to seem like its going to drag on forever.

I like the boxes you have for sale…nice colors.

-- New Auburn,WI

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TheWoodsman

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#15 posted 1251 days ago

That sounds awesome. I’ll put it on my calendar.

-- I'm the Woodsman . . . the four-wheelin', tree-farmin', custom-furniture-makin' descendant of Olaf "The Woodcutter" Ingjaldsson.

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#16 posted 1251 days ago

Looking forward to seeing it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Bertha

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#17 posted 1251 days ago

I’ll be rooting for you! What you’re pitching is solid. Go at em hard.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Grumpy

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#18 posted 1251 days ago

I am glad you made it Kiersten, the ones down here are not too friendly.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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knotscott

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#19 posted 1251 days ago

That’s really cool…can’t wait to see it!

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#20 posted 1250 days ago

how exciting!!!!!
Congrats on the opportunity and “going for it”.

and the “annual dinner” – that too is awesome!

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

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TheWoodsman

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#21 posted 1248 days ago

April 1st is tomorrow. Put a Post It on your TV to remind you to watch it.

-- I'm the Woodsman . . . the four-wheelin', tree-farmin', custom-furniture-makin' descendant of Olaf "The Woodcutter" Ingjaldsson.

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#22 posted 1248 days ago

That is SO COOL! Way to go!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#23 posted 1248 days ago

Oh – just noticed from the article that you are from Defiance, OH. I am originally from Centerburg down in Knox County. Lived in Upper Sandusky for a while too.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#24 posted 1248 days ago

Set your TV to record. It will go there if it is on ;-)) You can’t miss it.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#25 posted 1247 days ago

Tonight’s the night !!! YAY !!!!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#26 posted 1247 days ago

I’m just chiming in so this gets back on the main page for more LJ’s to see this post.
Congrats Kiersten.
And I hope you didn’t have to give up half your business.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#27 posted 1247 days ago

Very cool!

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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GaryL

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#28 posted 1247 days ago

Can’t wait to see it.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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john

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#29 posted 1247 days ago

Congrats Kiersten and goodluck !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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john

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#30 posted 1247 days ago

You did a great job !! Congrats again and good luck !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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Eric_S

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#31 posted 1247 days ago

Congrats Kiersten on that offer. That was really interesting to watch.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#32 posted 1247 days ago

Way to go Kiersten!!! Just watched you swim with the SHARKS and come out “Alive & Well”. Way to go Girl!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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GaryL

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#33 posted 1247 days ago

Congrats Kierstan on getting an offer. Now run with it!

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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bb71

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#34 posted 1247 days ago

Fantastic. Awesome job!!!

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yooper

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#35 posted 1247 days ago

Congratulations. I saw you on Shark Tank, and you got the $$$$$.

-- Jeff, CT - better late then never

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#36 posted 1247 days ago

Very interesting. I really like your plan to have Amish manufacturing make your product. It appears that you have a good margin. You did a great job of presenting your proposal. I hope you do very well.

-- Altruism is, ultimately, self-serving

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#37 posted 1247 days ago

Congratulations my friend !!! Best wishes on expanding your business : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Napaman

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#38 posted 1247 days ago

woot wooot woooot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! congrats!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Manitario

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#39 posted 1247 days ago

Watched the episode tonight…Congrats, hope that it works out for you!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Mike Gager

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#40 posted 1247 days ago

saw the show, congrats! hows it working out so far?

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#41 posted 1247 days ago

congrats

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#42 posted 1246 days ago

I wasn’t familiar with the format and looked a way at the wrong tiime. I thought it was going to be a contest where the best presenter won at the end. What kind of deal did you take?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#43 posted 1246 days ago

Congratulations. Glad to see that you didn’t pay the royalty upfront. It would have killed your cash flow and forced you to sell him more equity. You definitely chose the right deal.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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#44 posted 1246 days ago

for anyone that missed the episode last night, it can be watched here on Hulu!
Congratulations Kiersten!

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TheWoodsman

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#45 posted 1246 days ago

Since this was filmed/the deal was made back in October, I think we are all curious as to how things are going. Please lay it on us.

-- I'm the Woodsman . . . the four-wheelin', tree-farmin', custom-furniture-makin' descendant of Olaf "The Woodcutter" Ingjaldsson.

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Jack Barnhill

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#46 posted 1246 days ago

I watched the episode last night. Good presentation, good decision, good luck with your endeavor.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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#47 posted 1246 days ago

Congratulations!!

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

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Ken90712

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#48 posted 1246 days ago

I so happy for you! I have not watched it yet as my wife and I will watch it later today together. Darryl thx for posting the link I forget to set it up on my DVR last night….. I look fwd to watching it and good luck on everything.

Your fellow, “City of Angels” neighbors!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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mtnwild

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#49 posted 1246 days ago

Just watched the show. Wow, is that exciting! Congratulations!! Best of luck, but I bet your hard work and dedication will work the best for you. So cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Kiersten

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#50 posted 1246 days ago

Thanks everyone!! Check out http://www.modmomfurniture.blogspot.com for what happened AFTER the Tank.

Also, I have been partners with my Amish manufacturer for a few months now and it’s fantastic! I was already partnering with him when I filmed Shark Tank (read about that on my blog). I’m running the business and going back to all those retailers and other high-end modern retailers in the US and Canada and letting them know I can finally get them product! For me, thankfully, I’m now out of the actual building of everything and letting Ray and his team handle everything from the construction standpoint. They’re amazing—Amish heirloom construction, ability to build 100s per day, eco-friendly materials, and still made in the USA!! Can’t get better than that! And I still get to design everything the way I normally do—- which is by actually building the prototypes myself.

Thanks for all your support!! What an incredible ride!!!

-- Kiersten, Los Angeles, http://www.modmomfurniture.com

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