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countdown to retirement

Countdown to Retirement

The countdown to retirement has begun!  Read further to find out when that date might happen.  It’s a little artificial, but we’re starting to get serious. Countdown to Retirement When we started this business in January 2013, we had no idea where it would go.  Or just how successful we would be.  It quickly became […]

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looking towards the future

Looking Towards The Future

At this time of the year, we’re always looking towards the future at Sunriver Metal Works! Looking Towards The Future It may seem like a no brainer, but it is the best time to reflect.  We try to learn from the past, but always look towards the future.  This year is no different, as we […]

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man cave game room

Man Cave Game Room Decor Ideas

Looking for ideas to decorate your man cave game room?  Sunriver Metal Works customizes current products or new ones just for you! Man Cave Game Room Decor Around this time of the year, people start thinking about gift giving.  Seems like everyone these days has a man cave game room in their home!  And, what […]

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make hay while the sun shines

Make Hay While The Sun Shines

You’ve probably heard the phrase “make hay while the sun shines” before.  True for us today.  And we’re not making hay! Make Hay While The Sun Shines We recently returned from a month long adventure through fifteen states.  What does that have to do with making hay?  I guarantee you no hay was made in […]

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Creativity | Our Secret Sauce

We love what we do.  You have to in order to be successful.  At least we think so.  Creativity seems to be our secret sauce in this competitive market. Creativity Definition – “the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.” It’s also a discipline according to Wikipedia.  […]

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shipping challenges

Shipping Challenges, Surprises and Opportunities

We deal with shipping challenges every time we receive an order for custom metal work.  Especially with large pieces.  This blog post explores recent challenges and opportunities we’ve encountered. Shipping Challenges When we started our business, the majority of our sales occurred at craft and art shows.  We had a few orders through our website, […]

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pricing guide info

Pricing Guide Info | Custom Metal Work

If you’ve looked on our website, you know we don’t have prices on our products.  Here’s our explanation of our pricing guide info for custom metal work. Pricing Guide Info We wrote about pricing guide info early on in a 2015 blog post.  The basic elements of pricing our work hasn’t changed much since then.  We […]

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Conversation | The Original Social

It’s something that (hopefully) everyone does each day.  Have a conversation with someone.  Not a text exchange.  Not a post on Facebook.  A real conversation. Conversation The definition of conversation is “the informal exchange of ideas by spoken words.”  Emphasis on the word SPOKEN.  This could be on the phone, but hopefully it’s face to […]

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