But Reyes!

When I’m working in the shop, I listen to YouTube videos and today found this guy, Reyes the Entrepreneur. His excitement over a $5 profit is totally infectious. He has come quite far since he was sleeping in his car a few years ago. Inspiring, enlightening and totally real. Advertisements

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Venting About Bad Market Managers

I am sick and tired of market managers that use vendors just to line their own pockets and make them look good.  What about you?

Embracing Thieves and Robbers

While I was taking pictures at a market this past weekend, I saw this really cute hand-made item that I took a couple of pictures of to share with you. The vendor in that booth accosted me and accused me of stealing from him. He was right, but in the wrong way.

Our Labels Suck

We have been having issues with our labels. We print them on an expensive laser printer that we’ve had for several years. So we decided to invest $4000 in a real label printer.

That was Painful but So Worth It!

Over the years, I’ve amassed a lot of cutoff lumber from all the projects that I’ve worked on. I also have a bad habit of buying stuff that I might need for a project one of these days. As a result, my shop has become cluttered and difficult to work in. Do you have a…

Sometimes the Stars Align…

Being a vendor and selling your own creations is a lot of hard work with many obstacles. It is easy to get frustrated because a market doesn’t work out like you planned. Sometime, however, you are shocked because the market far exceeds what you had planned.

Your New Year

Yup. It’s a new year. What does 2019 have in store for you?