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wdkits1

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09-15-2010 10:19 PM

Hi everyone
After much pondering,soul searching and debating I have decided to jump off the deep end to try my hand at selling my wares on Custom Made, a site that after talking to other members there seems to be the place to be if you want to get lots of exposure for your woodworking. With over 100,000 web hits a month and a great staff to help out, I’m feeling pretty good that my investment will pay off. Follow this link to my page and let me know what you think.
http://custommade.com/by/mikemathieu

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/


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grizzman

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#1 posted 09-15-2010 10:43 PM

mike i just checked it out..thats fantastic…i think its a great idea…with that many hits..i cant help but think it will be good..i hope the best for you, and hope you dont get over booked…hey ya never know…more is better in this case…good luck…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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wdkits1

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#2 posted 09-15-2010 10:49 PM

Thanks Grizzman
Time will tell. From what I heard from some of the other members they did really good or really bad so we shall see. I wouldn’t mind having too much work.

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/

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richgreer

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#3 posted 09-16-2010 01:12 AM

Good for you. You have some great talent and you offering items that are unique and special.

I wish you well.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 09-16-2010 01:15 AM

Congrats, I wish you all the sucess.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Tony Strupulis

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#5 posted 09-16-2010 01:32 AM

Let everyone know how you make out. I’m curious to see how 100,000 hits/month translates into sales at the individual level. Good luck!

-- Tony - http://ravensedgetoolworks.com

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wdkits1

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#6 posted 09-16-2010 02:00 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone . I will keep you all updated. With as much talent as there is on THIS forum it could be a good place for lots of folks to show off.

-- Mike --http://www.custommade.com/by/mikemathieu/

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 09-16-2010 03:52 AM

Looks like a good site. Good luck.

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

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 09-16-2010 05:10 AM

You do some very impressive work and see no reason why you would not make money doing this. Good Luck.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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CustomMadeChris

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#9 posted 09-17-2010 04:41 PM

Mike your profile looks great! I’ll be sure to mention some of your work on CustomMade’s upcoming facebook and twitter updates.

Let me know if you’d like a bit of extra exposure on top; Id love to have you and your intarsia work on the blog sometime.

-- www.custommade.com

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 09-17-2010 05:01 PM

That looks great and I hope that you do well in your new venture. You seem to have much to offer and do very good work.

-- 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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sawblade1

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#11 posted 09-17-2010 05:35 PM

Congratulations I hope it all works out for you :)

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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gagewestern

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#12 posted 09-17-2010 11:31 PM

good luck!!! i looked at your shop verry cool

-- gagewestern

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PBthecat

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#13 posted 09-20-2010 08:51 PM

Your stuff looks great Mike, let us know how the selling goes…

-- "Every hundred years, all new people"

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rance

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#14 posted 07-10-2011 07:09 PM

So how has CM worked out for you Mike?

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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rivergirl

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#15 posted 07-10-2011 08:52 PM

Your page and wares looks fantastic. I checked into custom made a while back – just poking around- and Imust have filled out some information somewhere along the line- and in a few weeks time the guy who owns the site – basically a one man band- actually called me to see if I was interested in signing up etc. etc. He was a very personable fellow and we had a nice chat about the site. I have to say that if my own experience is any indication, I believe the customer service of custom made is probably excellent. Good luck! :)

-- 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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