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  • My one and only fair this year is done!

    Got home about an hour ago. It was a fast busy day (10-3). We made our table before we even got there. I had made some nativity hand rails (3) and one customer bought all three. I had to take an extra table this year because we were selling all of the test cutting items such as the Barbie furniture etc.
    I want to thank all of you that helped me come up with a price for my art deco clock, the suggestions ranged from 35 to over 100 I settled for $65. That seemed fair to me.
    Final Tally ~1300, that should take care of a new dust collector plus.
    Our display is simple and normaly fits an 8' table.
    I was surprised that the ornaments with hte Swarasky crystal did not sell well.(pattern from CWWC)
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    Last edited by Rolf; 12-03-2011, 05:00 PM.
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  • #2
    That snowflake is very good looking--can't imagine why it didn't sell.

    Looks like you had a great variety. Glad to hear you made a few coins in the process.
    When looking at the clock at work--the correct time is:
    Too early to leave, too late to call in.


    • #3
      That is a lot of great cuttings.

      It's all fun
      Craftsman 18"
      Delta 46-460 lathe


      • #4
        Glad you did well Rolf. I did a whopping $100 in the same hours. I did however pick up some custom work and possible ongoing job supplying items for an Underground Railroad Museum.
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        Not be from Lunch.

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        • #5
          What does the nativity hand rail look like? Very nice display. Congrats on the good show.


          • #6
            Congrats on the great sale!




            • #7
              Great job on your sales. Your table looks very inviting.

              Karl in Sunny Southwest Florida


              • #8
                congrats on a successful show!
                Dale w/ yella saws


                • #9
                  Good to hear that you did so well at the sale.



                  • #10
                    Glad to hear you did well, I had a similar show a week ago which thankfully was my last for the year as I sold out of a bunch of stuff . It's surprising that those ornaments didn't do well as nice looking as they are.

                    I just might have to make a sign similar to yours as I'm constantly telling people my stuff is hand cut all day (good conversation starter but it gets old after a while). Did you sell the clock by the way?

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                    • #11
                      Alot of beautiful items, and good variety...Congrats on the $ale$. Don't ya luv it when you actually bring home some change in your pocket and getta buy new toys...oops, I mean tools - tee hee!
                      ~ Kim

                      A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!



                      • #12
                        Glad you did well. I also like the sign about hand cut. I've also received a few questions as to whether it is laser cut.



                        • #13
                          Congrats on your sales, yer stuff looks sweeeeeet.
                          Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.


                          • #14
                            Thank you all for the nice comments. Yes the clock did sell for $65 somewhere in the middle of your suggestions. The Bellport United Methodist women love it when I do well (they run this fair)because I always give them an additional 10% of my sales on top of the table fees. Tis the Season
                            Last edited by Rolf; 12-05-2011, 07:10 AM.
                            RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                            Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                            Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                            And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association


                            • #15
                              Congrats on the sales Rolf. By the way you are a gem and a reflection of what "the season" is all about!
                              Cathy in NE

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