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Forum topic by indychip posted 702 days ago 1001 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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indychip

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702 days ago

I just got a notice that we have been selected to have a booth at one of the bigger local “jurried” craft fairs this year. We have done smaller shows in the past and done failrly well selling pens and wine stoppers. This year we have added cutting boards to our line up.

Really excited about this craft fair. I have heard great reviews from the past. Now we just have to figure out pricing for everything.

I guess I should go make some more saw dust now.


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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 702 days ago

good luck

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Puzzleman

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#2 posted 702 days ago

Congratulations!! Welcome to the world of juried art & craft shows. You will find the customers have more money and will spend it at the higher end shows.

Where are you located? What show did you make it in?

-- Jim Beachler, Chief Puzzler, http://www.hollowwoodworks.com

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Bill White

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#3 posted 702 days ago

Now you’re gonna have to ramp up the design efforts. That’ll be good for ya.
Make us all proud.
Bill

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indychip

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#4 posted 702 days ago

Craft show is in Fishers, Indiana. Looking forward to lots of customers, lots of sales and lots of $$$$. Hope I can make a good variety of quality items that customers will fight over :-)

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 699 days ago

I go to my first juried show this fall as well. Building like mad. Good luck, keep us posted.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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steamfab

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#6 posted 698 days ago

Best of luck with the craft fair. Without a doubt, you’ll do well.

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WoodGoddess

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#7 posted 698 days ago

Good luck! My husband would love a look at your pens!

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lathman

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#8 posted 669 days ago

did my first outdoor show this year…it was juried and they judged also…....i took first in the woods catagory! cash and a medal…..

-- "just crazy enough to try"

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 669 days ago

congrats,enjoy!

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Jonathan

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#10 posted 669 days ago

Congratulations! Keep us posted with how this show pans out for you. Good to see fellow LJs moving up.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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