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Forum topic by scrappy posted 08-21-2011 02:14 AM 701 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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scrappy

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08-21-2011 02:14 AM

Topic tags/keywords: question

I was wondering if there could be a new selection for when you go to add a project.

There is selections for bed bench bowl box cabinet carving chair chest clock frame furniture jig pen plane table toy tray workbench

As you can see, there are 7 different types of furniture along with a FURNITURE tag.

I would like to see a tag for ARTWORK

There are a LOT of things on this site that just don’t fit into any of the normal categories. Not just turnings either. How about INTARSIA or SCROLL WORK also _FRETWORKthere are many more.

What about it? Am I the only one around here that thinks a LOT of the stuff on this site is made just to be artwork? Not a table not a picture not a bowl, just ART.

Please leave all comments.

Thanks
Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!


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Tim Kindrick

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#1 posted 08-21-2011 03:23 AM

That’s a great idea!!! I second that motion!!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-21-2011 04:13 AM

That sounds like it might fit a lot of what we see. Personally, I forget to use a category when I post a project. Does that make it so it can’t be found if you don’t use a catigory?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dark_Lightning

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#3 posted 08-21-2011 04:52 AM

Just leave the comments for the different topics. I’m sure that Martin, Debby, etc., will accommodate. Good recommendations, Scrappy! The more tags the better, to help isolate(sort)/find different items.

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scrappy

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#4 posted 08-21-2011 05:36 AM

Jim, You can still find the project but, if you are searching for say….bowls….it will only bring it up if it is tagged with bowls.

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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sedcokid

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#5 posted 08-22-2011 03:45 AM

Sure makes sence to me Scrappy!! I agree!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 08-22-2011 03:47 AM

I am all for that type of change.

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MsDebbieP

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#7 posted 08-22-2011 01:07 PM

we’ve been mulling around some ideas for a while… nothing finalized yet.
Thanks for the reminder.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#8 posted 08-24-2011 12:41 AM

+1

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#9 posted 08-24-2011 01:37 AM

I don’t think you could ever list all the possible tags. That is why there is a box above the list of tags so you can put whatever tag you want. In fact when you click on the “bowl” tag it automatically types bowl in the box for you.
Now on the subject of using tags I see many projects not tagged at all. I wish all would tag as it does make finding things easier. Although I am sure there are some on here with no idea of what a tag is.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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