Easel Cabinetmaker Updates: 4/29/2024 - 5/03/2024

Upcoming Developments

  • Manufacturing and optimization workflow updates
  • Ability to place base cabinets as islands
  • Only keep one section of cabinet settings expanded at a time in the Design tab
  • Link the Easel cut list project to the associated job when exporting a CNC cut list from Cabinetmaker
  • Load Easel or Cabinetmaker by default when signed in based on last-used app
  • Ability to search and filter jobs on the dashboard
  • Ability to edit checklists
  • Add titles to notes, images, and checklists
  • Account page updates
  • Include cabinet names in cut list print-outs and interface
  • Bit selection for CNC cut lists
  • Client field in job details
  • Manufacturing and cut settings should use preferred units
  • Ability to restart the onboarding tour

In Progress

  • Enable tabs by default when carving from the Manufacture tab
  • Bug fix: Cabinets can be distorted in the Presentation View for some projects
  • Testing prototypes for positioning island base cabinets

Released/Completed this week

  • Resolved the following bugs:

    • Back panel thickness does not always respect Box material thickness when ☑ Same as box material is checked
    • Options to Rename/Print/Delete/Export a cut list can get cut-off if the cut list’s name is too long
    • Drawer side panel dados can be too small to cut with 0.25in bit for thin drawer materials
    • Cut list pocket depths can be incorrect when using Extra Cut-Through Depth
    • Text wrapping for Panels to nest in the cut-list-creation modal
  • Bill of Materials and Estimates will always reflect the total materials needed for the entire design

  • Test starting new projects with an empty room, skipping the “template” selection step

    • Some users will continue to create new projects by selecting their preferred Layout/Cabinet template.
  • Maintain cabinet selection when clicking and dragging to move the camera

  • Simplify Material type and thickness fields

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