My wife Lupe made a DIY Fidget Spinner! Check out her video explaing her process to make the fidget spinner. She also shows how to clean used skateboard bearings!
If you prefer to purcahse an already made fidget spinner, here is a link to them on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2t7PKZ4 (affiliate)
Sadly, Glendale College will no longer be hosting the Swap Meet! No more! Its gone!
We wanted to be at this historic event. My wife and I met at Glendale College. It was a special place for us.
Later on we were talking with my uncle and he actually went to the very first Glendale College Swap Meet!
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Since the Swap meets have been very slow, we turned our focus more towards online sales using eBay.com. I have been selling on there since 2004, but mostly focused on rare parts for people to repair electronics.
We have been gathering items for the swap meet from friends and family, but most of these items are not good for online sales (too much competition, or value too low to ship item). We needed better inventory.
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This video shows all the things we have done in the past year.
Recap 2016 and see how busy we have been at HowToengineering.com
Our third swap meet
Glendale college Dec 18th
Cost for space $40 (Coupon was for first time only)
– how it went
We looked up the weather and the rain should stop 2 days before the swap meet, so we should be good to go. We decided to sign up for a space. Right before Christmas should be good for sales, right?
I remembered again to bring the 2×4 pieces to level my tables on this hill, and I am really glad I did.
The entire day we were hearing glass breaking. I don’t think anyone else had level tables.
This time we had a $1 table and to see if that attracts more people to our booth.
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Swap Meet on 12/18/2016
Glendale Community College
1500 N.Verdugo Rd. Glendale, CA
FIND US THERE!
Update 12-19-2016: The swap meet went great! Thanks for everyone that came! Here is a picture of our booth!
Continue reading “Glendale Community College – Flea Market DEC-18-2016” Los Angeles Public Library Maker Faire Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PST)
How it went:
Cost of space $0.00! Parking with validation $1
I decided to attend the Maker Faire to promote our DIY blog HowToEngineering.com
We have many items we made on the website that we had around the house, so we were able to bring them and show people! There were over 600 people there in the few hours we were there. This is a lot of free promotion for my company, I handed out almost all my fliers and over half my business cards!
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