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Blog entry by RBWoodworker posted 10-05-2011 02:45 AM 6822 reads 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone..after years..I mean YEARS!! of people asking me why I didn’t have a website..I finally had one made..At first..I attempted to do it myself, but a good friend stepped in and offered to help me get it up and running..I have to admit he did a really really good job.. so..if anyone is interested in seeing it.. here she is..

I will be blogging my adventures in furniture making there as I go.. I’m still learning the ropes but hopefully I’ll get it all down quick..

also..if anyone else needs a good web designer..let me know..I can’t recommend Sal enough..

-- Randall Child

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#1 posted 10-05-2011 04:06 AM

Great looking website, professional, clean and attractive. The homepage invites you in and showing a picture of yourself makes it more personal so people can see you for you and that you are not some factory furniture builder but instead a sincere craftsman!

I just designed and loaded my website 2 weeks ago, still trying to fix a few bugs. Would love some feedback if you had the time.


-- Mike, Florida,

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#2 posted 10-05-2011 04:12 AM

Congratulations. Nice site. Got it bookmarked. Thanks for posting.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#3 posted 10-05-2011 04:36 AM

Thanks guys..

Mike..I had some good help from Sal Morino.. you can find him at drop him a note..he’s always ready to help..I started to do my site and sought his advise..he not only came thru, but talked me into joining a completely different website software that had more for what I wanted to do.

Scott.. Sam was my friend and mentor too..I knew him well..sure do miss him..

-- Randall Child

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#4 posted 10-05-2011 05:39 AM

Really nice website Randall, flows very nice and easy to navigate. What website software is it that you used / signed up with? This is something that I need to look into…...

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#5 posted 10-05-2011 06:18 AM

Hi Gene..

I used Squarespace website software and GoDaddy domain host

-- Randall Child

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#6 posted 10-05-2011 12:23 PM

Just set up my website. Yours is sooo much better!
I gotta get working on mine!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 10-05-2011 03:55 PM

Hi Randy;

Beautiful job on the website! Your work deserves it!!!!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 10-05-2011 05:46 PM

Randall, it’s a very nice site and you make some wonderful pieces of furniture. I hope the site really works out well for you.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 10-05-2011 06:12 PM

Hey Randy

Super looking web site . Very visually pleasing with super content. A great job most impressive.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#10 posted 10-06-2011 01:39 AM

Thank you everyone for the kind comments..

Lee.. thanks..I really needed to do this years ago.. but better late than never..

Jim..thanks Bud..

-- Randall Child

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#11 posted 10-15-2011 09:37 PM

That’s a lovely website, and wonderful products. I like the homepage photo of you enjoying your chair! Many sites have no photos of the artisan, and I think that is mistake. Yours is more personal, and the text sounds friendly and inviting without being mushy. Nice job!


View RBWoodworker's profile


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#12 posted 10-16-2011 05:04 PM

Thanks BarbS..I wanted a more personal site and not a monotonous one..I’m always looking for ways to tweak it to make it better..

-- Randall Child

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