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05-01-2011 12:08 AM

Hey all,
I put up a new website. Please take a look. Constructive criticism is wanted and welcome. I know it’s a template but it’s the best one they had. I’m hosting on iPage. It’s cheap.
I’ll be putting up an Esty store tomorrow just for the Ma’s corner stuff. I really can’t see shipping furniture.
And I know I need better pictures.

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#1 posted 05-01-2011 12:43 AM

I am trying to do the same thing here in FL and found that shipping is not something I want to get involved in so I buy in large quantities and sell all types of wood wholesale to help get lumber at a lower price. I love your web site and went to iPage and saw they also have a store set up. I had an on line store about a year ago and its nuts trying to get traffic to make sales. I ended up going to a site called
My sales went up 100% per month until shut it down. I will not go into why but I will say it kept me from doing woodworking. Take a look at closetguys blog on etsy.

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#2 posted 05-01-2011 06:22 PM

You have a very nice web site and I hope that you receive a lot of business from it. You seem to have a very nice line of products so keep up the good work.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 05-01-2011 06:46 PM

Your site looks great ! Nice colours and easy to use . Great looking work too !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#4 posted 05-01-2011 07:42 PM

Don, the site is classy and very easy to navigate while providing splendid information about the products which in effect answer any potential questions beforehand.
A site where WYSIWYG holds true. Nice.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#5 posted 05-01-2011 07:53 PM

Thanks guys. After spending 8 hours building the thing and having my wife proof read it some friends pointed out some typos. I then found out that this website building tool only alows 6 pages. I had 10. So I went back in this morning and added some stuff to the home page.
Thanks again,

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#6 posted 05-01-2011 08:04 PM

nice design – would like to see the images bigger. Maybe link them to full size images or use a zoom function that comes with the template?

-- Scott Hubley - Nova Scotia, Canada -

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#7 posted 05-02-2011 12:58 AM

Hey Scott. Thanks for the tip. The site builder didn’t have a zoom function but I can grabe the image and enlarge it. I did that and, your right, it looks much better.

-- "Courage is being scared to death -- but saddling up anyway."

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#8 posted 05-02-2011 07:04 AM

I love the look and the template. My only suggestion would be to make the description color black and possibly make the font a couple of points larger. Was a little hard to read for me and I have a 19” screen. i.e. “Adirondack chairs by the pool.” How about some prices?

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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