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Forum topic by Emily Whitman posted 05-11-2009 09:52 PM 871 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Emily Whitman

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05-11-2009 09:52 PM

Have a question for all of you. When you go online to search for woodworking tools, once you get into a website how do you start searching. Do you go straight to the search bar, or do you find it easier to go by category?

-- Thanks- Emily, Washington,

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#1 posted 05-11-2009 09:57 PM

that depends , if I’m looking for a specific tool – I’ll put it in the search bar, and see if it’s available, but if I’m looking for a certain type of tool, I’ll use the categories and see what’s available to choose from.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#2 posted 05-11-2009 10:59 PM

I am a bit of a browser…. I mean I can’t get in and out of woodcraft in less then say an hour…. I just have to look at everything in case I miss something….

but I will second what Purp said …. if I know the tool I am looking for and am say comparing prices or trying to find the reviews on amazon I will type in the maker and the model number…..

but then this all depends on the site you are looking at…..

-- Hrolfr

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#3 posted 05-12-2009 02:46 AM

Categories work better for me, that way you discover what other tools they offer.

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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