Easel Cabinetmaker Updates: 10/16/2023 - 10/27/2023

Apologies for the lack of an update last week. We’ve got two weeks of updates to make up for it!

As a reminder, ongoing changes with Jobs and Cut Lists are being built “behind the scenes” to avoid disruptions to current users. You may see some things listed as released/completed that you don’t currently see in Easel Cabinetmaker as a result. Feel free to reach out if you have questions!

Upcoming Developments

  • Construction review for 90° corner cabinets
  • Bug fix for drawer slide hardware-mounting holes
  • Fields auto-populate with values from previous estimate for identical items
  • Specify material grain direction in nesting calculation
  • Carving (CNC manufacturing & controls) in Easel Cabinetmaker
  • Add 3D preview and toolpath simulation for cut lists in new Manufacture tab
  • Track which panels have been cut
  • Users can specify carving bit in cut list creation
  • Users can specify which cabinets to include in cut list generation
  • Users can specify which hardware-mounting holes to include in cut list panels
  • Improved carving controls for manufacturing CNC cut lists
  • Direct new users to Jobs demo
  • Users can add task lists to Jobs
  • Release new Manufacture tab and cut list workflow
  • Release Jobs features and homepage

In Progress

  • Create Jobs demo user flow
  • Users can add photos and other images to Job notes
  • Develop cabinet list breakdown for new manufacturing workflow
  • Show sheet goods and panels in new Manufacture tab
  • Users can carve sheet goods for CNC cut lists in new Manufacture tab
  • Investigate solutions for a demo or tutorial of Jobs
  • Update navigation and user interface when viewing shared cabinet projects
  • Usability improvements for Estimate tab

Released/Completed this week


  • Build “status” field for Jobs
  • Build notes field for Jobs
  • Build inputs and framework for “Jobs” homepage
  • Job creation flow for New Jobs
  • Format Jobs homepage for mobile use
  • Enable editing and deleting Jobs

Cut Lists

  • Develop cut list breakdown for new manufacturing workflow
  • Revised cut list printing
  • New cut list generation options and modal
  • Add panel dimensions to cut lists
  • Users can have multiple cut lists for a project

Other Updates

  • Bug fix for drawer widths not matching Blum TANDEM 563 drawer slide specifications
  • Improve table saw cut list generation for large panels and projects with high number of sheet goods
  • Update Estimates to include drawer pulls and knobs
  • Improvements to automated regression testing
  • Drawer base cabinet construction review

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