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    Over the past year I have been on a quest to raise $4,680.00 with my scroll saw work, to pay for 7.2 weeks of free camp at our states Lions Club Handicapped Camp since I will be 72 this next month. I did reach the goal.
    Now the rest of the story;

    In order to achieve that target I not only had to do over 57 shows but I kept records of my daily Bar-Hopping activities.
    I normally hit 3 local bars each eve and always take some of my scroll work with me.
    My records show that I spend around $300 a month at the bars but sell over $450 of work. Plus get referals.

    The most profetable bar sales were items I buy for 99 cents, add some scroll work and then sell for $8 to $30.

    See my album.

    Thought I would share this 'research'.

    John

    Old Dust

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    John,
    I've seen your stuff but I must've missed your goal. My heartfelt congratulations. I'm at a loss for words. What a wonderful thing you've done.
    Kevin
    Scrollsaw Patterns Online
    Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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    • #3
      HA HA HA HA, Jhon now thats something I would have messed up. at the end of 3 barrs, I would have been giving away everything. you know. sounds like you sipped your way to faime so funny ,and i'll buy you a drink. your frined Evie .

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