Honest Crafstman Shares His Story After A Mistake On His Quote To A Client
Categories: Life Stories
Raymond Kinman shared on Facebook a short story about his beautiful wood work. He's a craftsman and an artist.
"Sigh.... no wonder I'm not a rich man!
I carved this simple headboard for a woman in Northern California. I asked her for the down payment, but I made a mistake and typed $12500 (an extra zero - it was supposed to be $1250). She agreed and asked where to send the $6250 deposit. I about had a heart attack when I saw the mistake!
Yes.... I corrected it. My internal "Guilty Catholic" kicked in and I had to tell the truth! Sigh..."
Family and friends congratulated him saying things like: