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Seven Questions with Robin Thomson, co-owner.

date of interview, 11 December, 2019

  1. How long have you been in business / and in this location?
    -    They've been doing crafts shows and fairs, like 'Covered Bridge' in Indiana, for a couple of years. They've been in THIS location, and open, since Saturday!
  2. How many employees?
    -    Two. The store is Owner Operated... Such as:
  3. Robin Thomson, co-owner and primary artist

  4. Although it may be obvious, what is your business?
    -    "Not 'just a craft store'!"
    -    Ms Robin is also an Event Designer for things like receptions and parties. Her service includes everything from the setup to the cleanup. Mr. Jay is a master gunsmith who holds classes ranging from basic firearm safety all the way through advanced concealed carry/home defense.
  5. What do you want people to know about this place?
    -    All of the furniture and decorative items are for sale, and Ms Robin is quite proud of the fact that they have priced their items so real people can actually afford them. They also take custom orders and can provide specially designed items. He does the cutting and assembly, she provides the detail and embellishing.
  6. What is the main advantage you see for being located here?
    -    Central location in a growing and flourishing part of the area. She is from Danville and wanted to stay local.
  7. Any plans to expand?
    -    Yes. They want more space for items, classes, and even workshop. Would eventually like a space with an indoor range.
  8. Anything else you'd like to be on the website about your business.
    -    She is also planning on holding crafting classes for things like the wood-burning she loves to do, as is evidenced throughout the store.
    -    The business is owned and operated by a US veteran, and offers a 10% discount to vets and first responders.

2409B Georgetown Rd (Rt1)
Tilton IL, 61833

in the Gross'land complex

phone number: 812-239-0334 (note: they are still using their Indiana cell phone number)

Store Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10 - 6. Saturday 10 - 2.
Or By Appointment.

Website: Coming Soon!

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