Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Website with just about everything!

I found a new website that is really interesting. As I am constantly upgrading at the farm I am in need of lots things that I find easier to buy on the web. This site brings lots of businesses together that carry a broad range of things I need here. You can search by product and then find the closest source for the product you need by entering your zip code. The web site is http://www.thomasnet.com/. They have more than 67,000 catalogs on a wide array of products to choose from!!
For instance, I need some new hinges for the barn door so I went to http://www.thomasnet.com/products/hinges-38101804-1.html and found over 2,000 companies that supplied hinges and then I narrowed it down to my zip code and found just the hinge I needed at our local Fastenal store.
Then I needed a specific nut for my weed trimmer, which I lost last summer in the pasture. I went to http://www.thomasnet.com/products/fasteners-27541200-1.html and found just what I needed. This one took just a little more digging because it was a special nut but I probably wouldn't have found it any other place.
So give this one a try if you are looking for something to help you organize or fix things.

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