98 Buck Social

Since the pandemic started, we have been looking for ways to attract new customers. Since direct sales has been limited because all of our shows have been cancelled, we are all looking to social media to connect with customers.

Time For Plan B (and C and D)

The Corona Virus (COVID-19) has cause markets to be cancelled, shelves to empty and total boredom with daytime TV. What are you going to do?

Making Quick and Easy Items for Sale

When I first started considering making things to sell at art markets, craft markets and vintage markets, I went to a woodworking show. One of the seminars was a Q&A session with someone who makes bowls for sale at these markets. I’ll always remember a key piece of advice from him. He said that trying…

Round Top – Spring 2019

I didn’t take my big camera, but here are a few pictures of some of the things I found in Round Top, Texas this past weekend.

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.

Junk Hippy – New Braunfels, TX

This past weekend we did a 1 day show in New Braunfels. Setup was on Friday and the show hours were 9 – 6 PM on Saturday. We had a great day and it turned out to be our second best day ever! It was a lot of work. Monica had to take Friday off…