Optimizing Parts Layout – cabinet design software

SketchList 3D Cabinet Design Software – Optimizer   The optimizer in the SketchList 3D cabinet design software package saves your time laying out materials for cutting, but more importantly, saves materials by minimizing scrap. The optimizer takes each part of the project sorted by material type, name, and thickness then calculates the best combination of Read More

Woodworking – grain, orientation, and materials

Woodworking– using board definition  tab to change grain, orientation and materials. Creating a new board in SketchList 3D woodworking software establishes a definition of that board that contains information about the orientation (what it looks like from the front of the assembly), grain direction, material type (for example sheet or dimension lumber), and material (species or Read More

Book case sample – Woodworking Design Software

Locating multiple boards within a design. Woodworking design software helps create a visual of your idea. That’s important.  In your mind you can probably visualize that a basic bookcase has one board on either side and several shelves between them. This lesson will show you how to locate boards relative to each other in your Read More

Locating the board in you cabinet design software

How to locate a board in you cabinet design software. Locating a board Every new object placed in a  SketchList 3D cabinet design software project is inserted with its distance from the left, distance from the front, and distance from the bottom edge of its holding container equal to zero.     In our example Read More