Call for Artists, Making Money at Juried Art Fairs, Craft Shows and Festivals
This is an answer to Connie’s question “Just wondering if any of you are having any luck trying Air BnB?” I decided to start a new thread on this, since I think it is a substantive issue.
I have used Airbnb a few times, with positive experiences up until last month, when a host canceled my reservation. The host, who is listed as a Superhost with all good reviews, canceled my fully-paid-for reservation “because a family member needs to use it”. I was refunded my payment by Airbnb,…Continue
I just finished adding brakes to my 5x8 utility trailer, which turned out to be surprisingly easy to do. So I thought I would post a report:
I have been thinking for years that having brakes on my trailer might be a prudent investment, even though they are not required in the states that I use the trailer in. My trailer is a 5x8 utility trailer that weighs fully loaded 2200 lbs. I recently purchased a new tow vehicle that has an integral trailer brake controller with an anti-sway…
In the midst of all of these “for sale” blog postings, I thought I should get a discussion going on a topic of interest to us all. So here goes:
Despite historically low inflation, the Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) has increased by 18% in the last ten years (from 207.3 to 244.3). Have you increased your prices by 18% as well? If not, why not?
I recently did a deep dive into vehicle loading, and discovered that it is much easier to overload a vehicle than one would think. It seems like a simple calculation: get a vehicle and/or trailer large enough to accommodate everything you need for a show, then make sure that the tow vehicle and hitch are rated to tow the weight of your trailer plus a guestimate of the weight of your gear, and you’re done. My tow vehicle is rated…Continue