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Thread: It is not just making and/or selling something.......

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Melbourne, FL

    It is not just making and/or selling something.......

    Light woodworking and engraving was very good to me in 2011.

    Yes, I enjoy making almost everything I sell.

    Yes, I enjoy selling most of the items I make or engrave.

    But I also get a very good feeling Christmas morning knowing that there are many gifts being opened all over the country that started life in my little shop.

    I also like the thought that most of these items will be with that family for many, many years, long after the typical retail store bought items are gone and forgotten.

    I know many of you give a lot of your work away and that some sell everything from small items to very large woodworking projects.

    We are a lucky bunch to be able to get this much positive return for something we love to do.

    Merry Christmas to all!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Constantine, MI
    Well said.
    “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    DITTO to what rennie said,, and i am sure your returns are a definite reflection of the work and service you have provided many hereand others, like me for one thanks for all you have done and have a hapy holidays Pete
    If in Doubt, Build it Stout!
    One hand washes the other!
    Don't put off today till tomorrow!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean

    You get A+ for the thoughts in your thread!!!

    Enjoy and a Merry, Wonderful, Christmas to you too,

    First of all you have to be smarter than the machine.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Thomasville, GA
    Amen, Pete!
    Bill Arnold
    Citizen of Texas residing in Georgia.
    NRA Life Member
    Member of Mensa
    Live every day like it's your last, but don't forget to stop and smell the roses.

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