Easel Cabinetmaker Updates: 10/02/2023 - 10/06/2023

Happy Friday, everyone! Our team is ramping up work on some exciting new projects. In addition to other developments, over the next few weeks we will be working on:

  • Simplifying the manufacturing process and bringing more manufacturing functions directly into Easel Cabinetmaker
  • Building a platform to support professional cabinetmakers’ jobs and day-to-day workflow

Upcoming Developments

  • Develop cut list breakdown for new manufacturing workflow
  • Develop cabinet list breakdown for new manufacturing workflow
  • Carving (CNC manufacturing & controls) in Easel Cabinetmaker
  • Options for square pulls and knobs
  • Construction review for 90° corner cabinets
  • Fields auto-populate with values from previous estimate for identical items
  • Add notes field to Estimate
  • Specify material grain direction in nesting calculation
  • Simplified cut list and carving workflow
  • “Jobs” in Easel Cabinetmaker

In Progress

  • Outline interface and inputs for new manufacturing workflow
  • Develop testing stage for new manufacturing workflow
  • Investigation into job management in Easel Cabinetmaker
  • Update Estimates to include drawer pulls and knobs
  • Improvements to automated regression testing
  • Drawer base cabinet construction review

Released/Completed this week

  • Investigation into improving the workflow of managing workpieces and carving on CNC
  • Correct hole position for drawer slide back hooks
  • Update drawer dado calculation for compatibility with 1/4" bits
  • Update blind dado tolerance and geometries for better fit
  • Testing improvements for joinery intersections
  • Estimate values are saved on reloading/reopening projects
  • Users can select pull/knob finish color

Thanks for reading, and have a great weekend! Please feel free to reach out in this thread if you have questions, comments, or feedback related to this update.


Great job CabinetMaker Design Team.

Keep working this hard and pretty soon this is going to be a force to reckon with. :slight_smile:

Love all the improvements.