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Farmer's Market Results #1: Low traffic, but two items sold.

07-05-2009 01:42 AM by James | 16 comments »

Some people have expressed interest on how much items go for and how to price your projects. I don’t know much about this, but I hooked up with my local farmer’s market and set up some of my projects for sale. It was rather chilly for a summer day here, and not many people turned out, but in 4 hours I did manage to sell two things. Also I had a lot of people picking up my work and feeling them, opening them, and lots of great comments on workmanship wood choices etc. I learned a lot about what people look at the most and which designs and functions make them say WOW. My first sale was this jewelry box: It was sold for $25. I thought this was a reasonable price. I do ...

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