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    How do you organize and keep track of all of your magazines and all of the patterns? Is there any where I could get a digital copy of patterns to make it easier to stay organized?

  • #2
    There have in the past been projects making boxes for the storage of magazines but I don't recall any declared an organizer. Direct your digital copy question to Bob Duncan he can probably answer it.

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    • #3
      Fox Chapel has for sale 2 DVDs with SSWC magazines on them with all the patterns, volume 1 has issue 1 to 12, and volume 2 has issue 13 to 24
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      • #4
        Wood Dog, I've just looked at your link and it costs $37 to post one $34.95 DVD to the UK so I'll be giving those a miss thank you.

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        • #5
          Scan your pattern or artwork and save it to your computer.
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          • #6
            Someone is getting ripped here. I checked the site and as stated it is $37.00 US just for postage to the UK. On the USPS Site however they show a DVD package shipping rate to the UK of $16.95. $20.00 difference, Why ?

            Tom

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            • #7
              My wife gets a catalog from harrietcarter.com They have plastic magazine holders that you can use to put your magazines in a 3-ring binder. The item # is c4189 They cost $9.98 for a pack of 50. If you look at the item at the site, a person could make their own out of some 1/8" ply. I bought the pack of 50, and some 3-ring binders at a flea market. For about $25 or so, it was extremely worth it to me to organize all of my magazines into a bookcase.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Tom J. View Post
                Someone is getting ripped here. I checked the site and as stated it is $37.00 US just for postage to the UK. On the USPS Site however they show a DVD package shipping rate to the UK of $16.95. $20.00 difference, Why ?

                Tom
                Elementary My dear Watson !

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                • #9
                  I use the three ring binder. I have one for of the mags and I keep them in separate books in order of the issue and the year. This works for mebut may want try something else.
                  jellis

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                  • #10
                    I think there was just a discussion about the shipping issue and it was taken care of.
                    Shannon or Bob cleared it up.

                    http://www.scrollsawer.com/forum/pub...ck/42714-4.htm
                    Last edited by Rolf; 02-17-2012, 02:27 PM.
                    Rolf
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                    • #11
                      I as well scan all of the patterns (digitize them) and then store each month's patterns in its own folder. I also make a PP presentation for each month stored in the same folder. Then I run a "directory lister" program and put that in a spread sheet. With them in the spread sheet, I can alphabetize by pattern name or directory. Works for me. (my 2% of a buck)
                      Fred
                      aka Pop's Shop
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by popsshop View Post
                        I as well scan all of the patterns (digitize them) and then store each month's patterns in its own folder. I also make a PP presentation for each month stored in the same folder. Then I run a "directory lister" program and put that in a spread sheet. With them in the spread sheet, I can alphabetize by pattern name or directory. Works for me. (my 2% of a buck)

                        I would realy like to see an example of this. Is there some way for you to post an example or email me.

                        All the Best
                        Curt

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                        • #13
                          Send a message to Bob or Shannon about the shipping charges. There was a problem with the charges to Canada and they fixed it up.
                          The CDs are all on sale with a code that is in the latest issue. I would imagine the code would be good for any part of the world.
                          Diane
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Curtis Myers View Post
                            I would realy like to see an example of this. Is there some way for you to post an example or email me.

                            All the Best
                            Curt
                            Same here. This sounds very interesting. Me, I not too organized.
                            Bill

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                            • #15
                              I scan the ones I want. That lets me use Inkscape or another program to resize the pattern to fit the wood or the frame available. I also keep a copy on a thumb drive so there is a backup.
                              Terry
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