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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 08-15-2019, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
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Got a call Mon afternoon from a lady who wanted a Polish eagle for her FIL. She must have been at the Polish Festival cause she knew exactly what she wanted from my displays. Then she asked how long would it take. I told her the usual 2-3 weeks. She said "oh, the memorial service is on Saturday." Stayed up late a couple nites to cut and finish and let dry. She picked it up today (Thurs) and even gave me a tip.
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Looks nice, as usual, John! You do good work.

Switch to lacquer and you won't have to wait for it to dry. It'll be dry enough to handle in 10 minutes, dry enough for a customer to pick up in an hour or so.

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I've got some brushing lacquer but the smell will drive you bonkers. Takes longer to clean the sprayer than to use it on my things.

The poly doesn't smell and goes on thicker so I can do everything in the basement.
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You’ve got those polish eagles down pat John. It almost cracks me up how much there in demand
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Looks good John. I'm sure she appreciated very much you going above and beyond for her so it would be ready for memorial service.
Nice one mate.
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Very nicely done John.
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Nicely done,John, those sure come out nice, you are getting really good at those.
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Well done John and one very happy customer I'm sure under the circumstances. I suspect she may well generate some additional business. And kudos for making her FIL memorial service more special for them.
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That was nice customer service, John. The overtime you spent was worth it for the joy and comfort felt by the family at a difficult time. It's a karma thing, and will repay you in the long run. Well done.
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Spray laquer in a can make for a nice finish without all the cleanup. Invert the can to clear the nozzle and you're good to go. Nice work, but even nicer is going out of the way for her. Oliver has it right--good Karma.
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