If using 21st computer
technology in tandem with centuries-old hand tool techniques doesn't
seem a bit schizoid to you, then you might appreciate the following 27 links to software designed to make the whole process a bit more
For the professional, this offers design layout, conversion
calculations, nested cut calculation, and much more.
& Door Pro Software for the professional kitchen & bath
industries, since 1986.
Solutions Online The easiest custom cabinet design software on the
Files for Woodworkers Try a number of CAD software
programs before you buy.
Connected Wood System Suggests woods, dates and identifies furniture
styles, keeps your inventory, and records your project cut list.
Easy sheet layout optimization, board feet calculations, and job cost
estimating for your woodworking projects.
Calculates & arranges nested cuts, and automatically recommends
different size boards for more efficient cutting. Make the most of your
|Delta Cad They claim
it's the world's easiest to use CAD program for woodworkers. I guess that'd make
it the easiest in the universe, too. Pretty impressive. And you can try the demo
before you buy.
Journal Link photos to projects, make notes for future reference,
and keep an ongoing record your jobs/projects for posterity.
Panel cutting optimization software.
Assists with difficult, on the job layout and design problems that occur
frequently in the construction and carpentry fields.
Save time and materials by letting this software optimize pattern
layouts on sheet goods and panels.
|Plus2D Software for reducing waste in cutting sheet metal, glass,
wood and other panel materials. Demo available for download.
Resizer Scroll saw enthusiasts unite! and download a copy of this
helpful tool right away!
If you've a question about whether this or that material will hold up
this or that number of books, look no further.
Project Planner Performs all of the calculations necessary to bring
your segmented design idea to reality, much more easily and faster than
you can by hand.
A professional panel optimization tool for serious woodworkers.
for Woodworkers Palm/Pocket PC users might like the board feet
calculator, while PC users will appreciate the ability to calculator
project costs as well as the correct dimensions for shelves & raised
Saw Miter Angles Calculate the complementary miter angles for
segmented and complex projects.
Ideas (on CD-ROM) If you are doing any tile work at all, you might
want to check out this $20 CD chock full of great information.
Pro Search a database of a few hundred species of wood for the right
one for your special project.
Online Calculators Determine wood choice, moisture content, board
feet and wood shrinkage without even leaving your chair.
Software Selections From designing a deck to estimating project
costs, you'll find a very nice selection of software solutions here.
of the World CD Imagine 3,000 pages of text detailing everything and
anything you wanted to know about wood species from around the globe.
An Excel file containing 16,000 references to various species of wood
(who'd figure there'd be THAT many species of walnut!).
Companion CD A series of four informative & educational programs
developed for amateur woodworkers.