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Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby Daniel Meyer on Tue Sep 27, 2011 8:51 pm

We're opening!

Coffee and ice-cream/soda fountain and sandwiches will come later. Art, antiques, regional products, and collectables for now...

http://cupolaart.com/

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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby SkipW on Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:05 pm

How exciting! Congrats!

I know it has been quite a labor of love to just get the place cleaned up, much less stocked and ready to open. Are you going to sell any of the 'finds' from the attic????
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby Daniel Meyer on Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:18 pm

Thankee! we figure 16 tons of trash bags alone.

On the "finds", some, yes.
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby s.kelly on Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:23 pm

Fantastic! Been following your work for a while, glad to hear someone completes something. Might post a finished product one day too. :shock:
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby Thomolli on Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:08 am

Congratulations, Daniel!!! It is so great to see your work come together! Wish I was in Texas so we could stop on by!
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby PowerMuffin on Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:54 pm

Good luck with your new venture.
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby pqtex on Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:07 pm

If we ever drive through Clarksville, we'll stop by and say hello! Sounds like a fun, exciting venture. :)
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby melissakd on Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:38 pm

Daniel Meyer wrote:Thankee! we figure 16 tons of trash bags alone.


Great Caesar's ghost! :shock: How many trash bags in a ton? That would be . . . hmmmmm . . . probably used contractor bags, so let's say 4 trash bags to the pound . . . six times eight is 48 . . . 128,000 heavy-gauge trash bags. You must have been counting the bags used for empty beer cans. :)

Congratulations on your opening!

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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby Daniel Meyer on Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:08 pm

s.kelly wrote:Fantastic! Been following your work for a while, glad to hear someone completes something. Might post a finished product one day too. :shock:


Complete? Heh heh...did you say complete? :)

I've got so much to do I'm not even sure where to start! LOL! Long term plans are to go for the full-fledged soda fountain, coffee house, and ice cream place (with art and antiques).

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Daniel Meyer wrote:Thankee! we figure 16 tons of trash bags alone.


Great Caesar's ghost! :shock: How many trash bags in a ton? That would be . . . hmmmmm . . . probably used contractor bags, so let's say 4 trash bags to the pound . . . six times eight is 48 . . . 128,000 heavy-gauge trash bags. You must have been counting the bags used for empty beer cans. :)

Congratulations on your opening!

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I should say, 16 tons hauled out in trash bags :)

We figure we used 800 trash bags...contractors bags, at a "conservative" 40 pounds a piece.

And on "collectibles/collectables" heh...only sometimes!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collectable
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Re: Something exciting in our 1800's commercial building...

Postby melissakd on Sun Oct 09, 2011 12:45 pm

Daniel Meyer wrote:
And on "collectibles/collectables" heh...only sometimes!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collectable


Well, whaddya know? I belong to a book forum comprising English speakers from all over the world, and haven't run across this in all our discussions of language and culture. That's not to say I don't believe you. I just find it interesting. Also interesting: an essay on the OED site misused "thankfully." Perhaps I ought not to listen to what they say anyhow. Humph.

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