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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 17 links to software designed to make the whole process a bit more efficient.

Cabinet & Door Pro Software for the professional kitchen & bath industries, since 1986.
Cabinet Solutions Online The easiest custom cabinet design software on the market.
CAD Files for Woodworkers Try a number of CAD software programs before you buy.
CutList Plus Easy sheet layout optimization, board feet calculations, and job cost estimating for your woodworking projects.
CutMaster 2D Calculates & arranges nested cuts, and automatically recommends different size boards for more efficient cutting. Make the most of your sheet goods.
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.
The Home Journal Link photos to projects, make notes for future reference, and keep an ongoing record your jobs/projects for posterity.
The Itemizer Panel cutting optimization software.
MasterCarpenter Assists with difficult, on the job layout and design problems that occur frequently in the construction and carpentry fields.
Optimik 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.
Sagulator If you've a question about whether this or that material will hold up this or that number of books, look no further.
Sheet Layout A professional panel optimization tool for serious woodworkers.
Table Saw Miter Angles Calculate the complementary miter angles for segmented and complex projects.
Woodbin Online Calculators Determine wood choice, moisture content, board feet and wood shrinkage without even leaving your chair.
Woodbin Software Selections From designing a deck to estimating project costs, you'll find a very nice selection of software solutions here.

WoodSearch An Excel file containing 16,000 references to various species of wood (who'd figure there'd be THAT many species of walnut!).

 

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