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Old 11-20-2011, 06:12 AM   #21 (permalink)
 
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sorry, didn't see your intro. Welcome to the fun. hope to see some of your work soon.
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:11 AM   #22 (permalink)
 
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Welcome to the forum from southeast georgia.
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:19 AM   #23 (permalink)
 
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I musta missed your intro, welcome from the mitten.
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:29 AM   #24 (permalink)
 
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Welcome George; I looked up Smithfield on Goggle Maps. My sister lives in Kenbridge down in the sothwest corner of VA. I was stationed in Norfolk for about 2+ years in the Navy.

Is Smithfield where the Hams are made? I looked at the Smithfield Ham site, but they are in Portsmouth??

I'd like to see some of your wands.
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:38 AM   #25 (permalink)
 
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Welcome! This a great forum with great people. I read your title----taking no more orders til after Christmas--and moved on. Placing orders seems to be my passion!
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:53 AM   #26 (permalink)
 
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Welcome from Illinois,
Good luck on your craft shows, I must say I try them and unless you like to make 3.00$ to 5.00 pens you will feel like your aren't welcome there. In my opinion craft show in the great state of Illinois sucks!!! a waste of money, look for Juror art galleries.The people are more likely to spend 40.00-$ 150.00 @ pen.Last week I did one cost me $75.00 rent one day and sold a BIG "0" ALL DAY!!! ALL i HEARD WAS THOSE ARE BEAUTIFUL PENS I STARTED TO THINK DAMM MAYBE i SHOULD DONATE THE PENS TO MY LOCAL MUSEUM.... BEST OF LUCK !!! lOUIE
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:36 AM   #27 (permalink)
 
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Welcome to the addiction!
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:04 PM   #28 (permalink)
 
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I feel so loved now.

I made a couple pens for my brother and he took them to work. It snowballed from there. I think I have 22 pens to make before Christmas...thus the no more orders subject header. I'll try to be more careful with my titles from now on.

Smithfield is the ham capital of the world yet you can't seem to find a ham biscuit here unless you go to hardees.

already learned a lot from this forum and looking forward to meeting a few of you folks.
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:18 PM   #29 (permalink)
 
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Welcome from Colorado. What got you interested in turning pens?
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:28 PM   #30 (permalink)
 
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Welcome from upstate NY. I hope you are not selling all those pens at 'cost of material'.
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