Easel Cabinetmaker Updates: 8/14/2023 - 8/25/2023

Thank you for your patience, everyone! We’ve got two week’s of cabinet updates for you below.

Upcoming Developments

  • Construction review for 90° corner cabinets
  • Improvements to automated regression testing
  • Users can select which parts to include in nesting output
  • Correct overlapping shelf pin and hinge plate holes
  • Automatically generate a detailed description of the project
  • Update naming schema for cabinets and panels
  • Cost estimate tool for Easel Cabinetmaker projects
  • Cut lists for non-CNC manufacturing

In Progress

  • Data model to represent panels and cuts for cut list output
  • Develop HTML/SVG page for cut list output
  • Update cabinet and panel naming schema
  • Nesting algorithm for cut lists
  • Face frame construction investigation
  • Use the “all cabinets” view as thumbnail images for Easel Cabinetmaker projects
  • Add Estimation interface and navigation + “Coming Soon” messaging
  • Build cost fields for BOM information
  • Add cabinet count to BOM
  • Expanded property and event tracking
  • Printable cut list investigation

Released/Completed this week

  • Data migration framework for cabinet projects

  • Easel Cabinetmaker data validation

    • Note: While data migration and validation did not deliver any changes to how users interact with Easel Cabinetmaker, these were large efforts from our development team that support the foundation of the application.
  • Initial designs for an estimation tool in Easel Cabinetmaker

  • Initial designs for printable cut lists for non-CNC manufacturing

  • Investigation of algorithms for cut list generation

  • Bug fix for 90° corner cabinet doors

  • Fix blind dado geometry for flush edge

  • All collapsible panels default to collapsed when loading Easel Cabinetmaker projects

  • Move Bill of Materials to the bottom of the right panel

  • “New Project” button in the Cabinets tab creates a new cabinet project

    • Previously this button would open “regular” Easel projects, even when selected from the Cabinets tab.
  • Inset option for drawers and false fronts

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

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