My New Website #2: It's a Wrap, Thanks for the Help.

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Blog entry by shipwright posted 11-02-2011 11:33 PM 5010 reads 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve done the final adjustments to the new site and am pleased with the way it turned out. Thanks to all the Lumberjocks who helped contribute to this little success. It is a much better site for your participation.

The final touches have been:
1) to reduce the impact of the flipping slideshow galleries by making them fade and slowing some of them down a bit.
2) to add a couple of videos and a place for new misc. bits and pieces.
3) to stop worrying about why I can’t get the margins grey like they are on my construction site.

It may not be perfect but it is much better than I thought I would be able to do and that is in large part thanks to all of you. This is really what makes LJ’s a community of friends.

Thanks again


-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#1 posted 11-02-2011 11:51 PM

Nice work as always. I like a site that tells a story such as the way you have done. Well done Paul.

I have one comment, I am not fond of that type of menu but thats just me.

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Marco Cecala

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#2 posted 11-02-2011 11:52 PM

You need to remember one thing. Your work is amazing, you could have a plain vanilla site and folks would take notice.

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#3 posted 11-03-2011 01:00 AM

Looks great…the only little thing i noticed are the tabs/boxes…from the home page they are large…then when you click on the artist statement the tabs change to a really small font…

But the most important part is the presentation…and really does show off your work…which is sooooo good…


-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 11-03-2011 01:30 AM

Looks great Paul.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#5 posted 11-03-2011 01:57 AM

Thanks Matt, It is fixed.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#6 posted 11-03-2011 03:58 AM

That is a great website that looks very professionally done. I plan to visit often as you always inspire me to try to better my skills.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 11-03-2011 04:41 AM


Your sight is really well polished now! Great work!


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#8 posted 11-03-2011 05:22 AM

Hi Paul.. from one BC’er to another! I just toured your new website and it is awesome, but not nearly as awesome as the beautiful projects that you have made. Your work is outstanding craftsmanship! I’ve ‘bookmarked’ your site and plan to return often. (I love your veneer press). Keep up the good work.


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#9 posted 11-03-2011 06:32 AM

It’s looking geat Paul.

Under “tools and techniques”, 2 pictures overlap.
From the placement I am guessing it was done on purpose.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 11-03-2011 03:03 PM

The site loooks great, Paul.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 11-03-2011 03:37 PM

Paul, you have a very nice web site. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Dennis Zongker

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#12 posted 11-13-2011 11:38 PM

You did a great job on your website! Congrats!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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