Craft show experiment

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Blog series by Ebro updated 12-06-2015 02:54 PM 3 parts 4944 reads 20 comments total

Part 1: What I'm selling and my setup

12-01-2015 03:53 AM by Ebro | 4 comments »

I have wanted to do this for quite some time, so I signed up to sell at a local craft show/fundraiser for my son’s show choir this Saturday. I’ve been working on my inventory, mainly on weekends, since September. Most of my product can be seen in my recent project posts for those who are interested. I’ve got more than enough inventory to take care of the show. Actually, I’ve kind of over done it. Besides the woodworking, I’ve set up a credit card reader, start...

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Part 2: New table setup

12-03-2015 01:14 AM by Ebro | 8 comments »

After some great feedback from LJ’s and some local craft show veterans, I reworked the table setup to be more customer friendly. Here’s the new layout. I added a refrigerator magnet display that I made this afternoon. I’m still practicing on a 6’ table but Saturday I’ll have an 8’ table to work with. Any feedback would be appreciated. The info I received a few days ago was really helpful. Closeups

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Part 3: The recap of an amazing day

12-06-2015 02:54 PM by Ebro | 8 comments »

It was finally sale day! I got started setting up at 6am. I had gotten to bed at 11:30 the night before and had been up since 4 thinking about it so I was already exhausted. The show is run by the high school show choir and was well organized and had lots of kids helping to get everything unloaded. Setup went well and the extra table length compared to my practice setups was more helpful than I thought. The show started at 9:00. I had a good start and had sold all of my golf club coat...

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