Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:30 pm
My buddy Matt Delosso offered to do a couple custom handles for my Second Harvest knives so I'm thinking of auctioning them off and giving all the proceeds to them.
What do you think? Should we do it here on the forum or on Ebay? I've never done a charity auction but it seems like fun.
Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:46 pm
Ebay would be less trouble for you but Ebay gets there cut that would reduce the profit to donate. I would prefer to do it here. I'll help in any way I can.
Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:47 pm
Ebay gets their VIG, but expands your audience by millions.
Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:41 pm
Sounds like an awesome idea!! I say do it here, keep it within the community
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:56 am
Good deal fellas!
Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:18 am
keep it in house.
But if you are auctioning a lot of knives then ebay might be better due to size of audience.
thanks again for doing a great job, customer service etc
Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:12 am
I say start in house and later move to ebay for the stragglers. You want to get the most amount of profit for charity.
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:29 am
I'm interested, look forward to hearing more.
Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:07 pm
Great idea! I love Matt's custom handle and I also prefer to start it here.
Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:16 pm
You should have no trouble auctioning off anything with one of Matt's handles.
He has a great eye, I really enjoy looking at his work.
Selling on Ebay will cost you at least 18 percent of the proceeds. You may not get as many bids as you think on Ebay.
It seems the only stuff that gets lots of bid activity is Shun, and a few other recognizable Japanese brands.
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