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Forum topic by Monte Pittman posted 01-27-2013 05:10 PM 1079 views 2 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Monte Pittman

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01-27-2013 05:10 PM

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Booth too small to show everything you make? Unless you want to carry a small TV and laptop, here is a possible solution. Use a digital photo frame to scroll through photos of your work.

The other item is for tags. I use cards with business name and phone number and laminate them. then I can write on them with a Sharpie. Finger polish remover wipes the Sharpie off if you need to change it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 05:13 PM

Dry erase marker would wipe off with a paper towel, LOL.

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 05:18 PM

Dry erase will wipe off with your finger too. But the sharpie is “almost ” permenant so if you want to give it to the customer, whatever you write will stay

By the way, That electronic picture frame is a good idea Monte!

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 05:31 PM

Joe, that’s why I use Sharpie. Everything wipes it off.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 05:34 PM

Great Ideas Monte.

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 05:52 PM

Good ideas. Really like the revolving photo frame deal.

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 05:56 PM

I used to run my laptop, but I really like your idea using the digital picture frame.


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#7 posted 01-27-2013 08:25 PM

You are a Sharpie operator Monte !

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 11:43 PM

It is good to see you are thinking on your feet (or thinking on your seat…where ever you do your best thinkin…)
I go to get a digital picture frame now that you planted the ides…Thanks…!

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 10:41 PM

Thnx for sharing those good tips Monte. The picture frame is a good one.

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#10 posted 02-09-2013 02:10 AM

plus… and a big plus… if the frame runs on batteries, you don’t have to pay the sky-high electrical charge in your booth!

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#11 posted 03-23-2013 03:30 PM

Monte, I can’t believe I missed this post from you. The picture frame is an awesome idea. My wife is making a number of custom items and this would be a great way to display some sample ideas. Thanks.


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#12 posted 03-24-2013 12:13 AM

Great idea Monte! A woodworker I know has her lap top set up at shows with a video of her doing turning. It is very popular. It’s way beyond me, but I think it’s a good idea.

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