Easel Cabinetmaker Updates: 2/12/2024 - 2/23/2024

Thanks for your patience! We’ve got a double-dose of Easel Cabinetmaker updates this week :tada:

Heads up! We’re working on some changes to the navigation into and inside of Easel Cabinetmaker. As we roll out “Jobs” to all users, the Jobs Dashboard will become the new homepage for Easel Cabinetmaker.

Upcoming Developments

  • Unified log in page

  • Navigation to Cabinetmaker homepage from Easel

  • Remove Cabinets tab from Easel homepage

  • Include cabinet names in cut list print-outs and interface

  • Highlight the selected cabinet in the left-panel cabinet list

  • Users can specify drawer width

  • Construction option for nail-on/overlay back panels

  • Face frame manufacturing QA testing

  • Easel Cabinetmaker homepage redesign

  • Bit selection for CNC cut lists

  • Users can specify which hardware-mounting holes to include in cut list panels

  • Users can assign a contact/client to jobs

  • Users can download g-code for all sheets in a cut list at once

In Progress

  • Give all users access to Jobs

  • Integrate user-onboarding tour

  • Add all “floating” projects to a job

  • Chat/commenting improvements

  • Include additonal cut depth option for through-cut panels

  • Updates to Estimates UI

  • Easel Cabinetmaker usability testing (ongoing)

    • Interested in helping us test new features? Sign up here!
  • Face frames in Easel Cabinetmaker - Sneak peak!

    • We’re aiming to release the first version of face frames in the next 1-2 weeks. We look forward to everyone’s feedback as we continue iterating on face frame design and construction options!

Released/Completed this week

  • Manufacturing logic for dimensional lumber

  • Formatting for monetary values

  • Add all users to the cut list manufacturing workflow

  • Updated limits for drawer-box material thickness

  • Users can specify the material type and thickness for drawer bottoms

  • Increase limits for top-drawer height

  • Users can override project-level top-drawer height for individual cabinets

  • Show cut list creation date, cabinet and sheet count

  • Increase limits for positions of pulls/knobs

    • It’s currently possible to move a pull or knob outside of the cabinet. We have another fix incoming to limit the handle positions to the dimensions of the door and drawer fronts.
  • UI for cabinets that aren’t shown

  • Users can toggle tabs on/off for CNC cut lists

  • Delete a project from a job

  • Navigation to Easel/Easel Pro from the Easel Cabinetmaker Jobs page

  • Users can specify which cabinets to include in cut list generation

    • We’re working on updating the formatting to include the cabinet name and number. For the moment, you’ll just see the cabinet name in the list.
  • Users can adjust vertical positioning for wall cabinets

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