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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 3:58 pm

New Workshop

Just moved into my new workshop this week and although its not a patch on most of UKSB members areas im still quite proud to get to this point in just over a year of trading (through a recession!).

The rent has went up by £50 a week from my last place but now im all self contained and have a counter area that I hope to make the difference in rent from.

Excuse the pics, they are from my phone, and excuse such things as unfinished plasterboard as I had to prioritise my cash elsewhere, plus the place isnt finished yet, I need to tidy up and finish the customer area aswell as bringing the remainder of my equipment from the old unit.

Thanks to everyone who has helped me along the way, its all been hugely appreciated and made me fight on even when I almost gave up.
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:15 pm

Good luck in your new premises :D

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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:17 pm

looks great! :D best of luck :wink:
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:19 pm

exciting times well done.

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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:26 pm

Looks good Paul - all the best :D
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:27 pm

Good looking place mate.

Wish you all the luck in your new premises :wink:

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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:32 pm

Nice!
I would have that messed up in about 2 days' time.
I am so envious of those with a clean uncluttered shop.
Maybe some day when my kids move out I will, also.
Love....Jill
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:33 pm

All the best Paul
Onwards and upwards!

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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:50 pm

Looks great Paul, all the best.


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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:51 pm

Best of luck with it Paul.
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:16 pm

looking good paul
way too tidy though

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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:19 pm

Cheers everyone!

Derek,

You saw my last place and know how bad it was, I am sworn not to let this place get like that! lo!!
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:28 pm

I am so jealous! My unit is way too small now, it's so full I can't clean it! (That's my excuse anyway). I've been looking for months for a new unit, trouble is I love my location, if only it were twice the size!
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:17 pm

Fair Play Paul,
Best of luck with it.
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:24 pm

Best of luck Paul.

Any tips for a new starter??lol
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:33 pm

Nicholas.Gormley wrote:Best of luck Paul.

Any tips for a new starter??lol


Yes mate, always be willing to listen to criticism and dont underestimate just how hard this trade is.
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 7:00 pm

Looks good Paul, hope it does well for u :D
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:28 pm

Paul it looks great about 3 times more room than my place !
good luck with it mate
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:44 pm

Looks great Paul. Very best of luck with it mate.
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:57 pm

Nice one Paul.


Jillbeans wrote:I would have that messed up in about 2 days' time.

I can vouch for that. :P
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:00 pm

Looks great, good luck!
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:03 pm

Well I think it's rubbish, nowhere near enough milk and not enough graphics on the walls :lol1: :lol1:

Paul, well done and good luck with the move, pretty sure it won't be long before your not only making enough to cover the extra money a week but far exceeding it.
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:15 pm

Well done it looks great :D
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:18 pm

Very exciting times indeed.
You read Phils book from cover to cover by the looks of it :D
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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:46 pm

Paul Humble wrote:Cheers everyone!

Derek,

You saw my last place and know how bad it was, I am sworn not to let this place get like that! lo!!


:lol1: :lol1: :lol1: Hummmmm I remember your last place Mr Humble :wink: :wink: :lol1:

It's looking good........well done

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Post Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:51 pm

Good Stuff Paul...onwards and upwards..

(get that milk in a fridge) :D
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Post Wed Oct 21, 2009 12:29 am

congratulations Paul!

I havent even had one workshop yet. :-?
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Post Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:38 am

Well done mate. Hope all goes well for you. :wink:
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Post Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:39 am

Gill Harrison wrote:
Paul Humble wrote:Cheers everyone!

Derek,

You saw my last place and know how bad it was, I am sworn not to let this place get like that! lo!!


:lol1: :lol1: :lol1: Hummmmm I remember your last place Mr Humble :wink: :wink: :lol1:

It's looking good........well done

Gill


You seen me when I was about to pack in Gill, id all but given up!

As for the milk, when I first moved in there was a Milk Float parked out the back, it wasnt in the way and is hardly an eyesore. The owner knocked on the door and explained he had parked there for security as its a locked compound and if he could keep parking there then he would give me a bottle of milk everyday. Sounded great at first but now im overrun with milk!!
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Post Wed Oct 21, 2009 9:47 am

Paul Humble wrote: im overrun with milk!!

Mmmmmmmm....Rice pudding. :D
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Post Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:39 pm

Paul, milkmen don't just sell milk, tell him you want a bit of variety :lol1:
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Post Wed Oct 21, 2009 1:44 pm

good for you, Paul.

Hope it all goes well dude,
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Martin wrote:Paul, milkmen don't just sell milk, tell him you want a bit of variety :lol1:


Yeah, up here in Glasgow u can get all sorts of "white stuff" from them :wink:

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