Design Software in 3 Easy Steps

Design Software in 3 Easy Steps – Video First you insert an object or container. Second you size it. Third you locate it. An object is a board – generally speaking.  A container is a collection of objects and other containers.  For example the container Assembly can hold the containers doors and drawers — not Read More

Cabinet Design Software – Consider the Project

Cabinet Design Software – Creating Projects Primer 1. Projects are created in SketchList 3D. The definition of project includes the idea of planning and organization to achieve the desired outcome.   Too many times when using SketchList 3D users rush the project creation stage and begin inserting boards and other objects. Working with users I find Read More

Face frames saved as standards

Face frames video when they are saved shows how they can be reused in other places.               Face frames appear in many different jobs.  Cabinets, bookcase, entertainment centers – they seem to always look better with the finished look of a frame. This video shows how to use a Read More

Casework design using standard boards.

Casework design time can be cut dramatically by re-using standard parts.   The linked in video on YouTube has three goals. Allow new users to begin designs without rally understanding the concept of board orientation. Reviewing how to use the very powerful red and blue dots editing features. Introducing a new way of designing that Read More

Locating Rotated Container with cabinet design software

Locating a rotated object in SketchList 3D cabinet design software Last week I posted an article and video showing how you can now rotate a container [assembly, door, drawer, hardware] any amount of degrees in SketchList 3D cabinet design software.  One thing got a bit glossed over…. The relationship between the container’s point of origin Read More

Woodworking Design Software – Insert, Size and Locate a Door.

Woodworking Design Software for Doors This is an introduction to doors in SketchList 3D woodworking design software.  The door is basically a sub-assembly into which you insert boards.  You could make a single panel door or you can make a door multiple pieces.   Insert the door into an assembly then go into the door level. Read More