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Forum topic by Howie posted 10-04-2011 01:37 AM 989 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Howie

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10-04-2011 01:37 AM

The new season of woodworking showes is starting this month in Texas. The last couple of years these shows seem to have gone downhill. If someone goes to one of these shows in the coming months,fill us in on whether they are doing better.
I’ve been going for five years and I know last year did not seem to be up to par (Tampa Fl)

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 10-04-2011 02:16 AM

They have done more than gone down hill in Seattle, they abandoned the cause. They didn’t show up last April. Closest one is Portland, OR. I doubt if they will be doing very well as long as the majority of Americans continue to see their paychecks getting smaller after inflation and their expenses keeping up with inflation while they wonder if they will have a job next week.

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#2 posted 10-04-2011 07:24 PM

Texas is a big state do you have any more info.

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Howie

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#3 posted 10-04-2011 08:50 PM

@gagewestern… search “The Woodworking Show” and it will give you dates and places.

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#4 posted 10-05-2011 06:43 PM

I just checked, they are not comming to Minnesota this year. I was at the show for the last 3 years, less stuff every year. I liked the show, too bad its going down hill.

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#5 posted 10-06-2011 07:14 PM

The best thing to do is support the show if you enjoy it, and hopefully others will follow your example.

Otherwise, drag the table saw into the yard and start your own trade show…

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#6 posted 10-07-2011 05:49 AM

I’m planing on going to the sacramento show in november,even if i don’t have the money, i’ve got the plastic !
but it’s ok to window shop and see whats new,right? or thats what i tell my wife.

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