How to create a Display Cabinet in Polyboard

how to make a display cabinet in polyboard

In response to a query on the forum, we’ve made a video to show you how to design a display cabinet in Polyboard, the type you might use for marketing materials like flyers or brochures. The video is less than 2 minutes long, which shows you how easy it is to do in Polyboard. It’s…

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The new way to add face frames, fillers, plinths and more using Polyboard

face frames in Polyboard

The latest version of Polyboard includes a new design element called External Zones which brings even more design flexibility to your projects. They allow you to add spaces (or volumes) outside your main cabinet to which you can add a range of structures. These Zones can be applied to the top, bottom, back and sides.…

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Getting lost in the wilds: Vitap CNC integration, Polyboard training and more

Vitap K2 CNC Machine

We were recently asked to give a 3 day Polyboard training and CNC set up session to the company Grosjean Concept Bois, in the east of France in the Haut Doubs region on the French Swiss border. A beautiful and wild area full of forests and rivers. The scenery was spectacular…I arrived at the nearest…

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Polyboard 7 Full Version Revealed plus Download Advice

Polyboard 7 new features

We’re excited to announce the official release of the Polyboard 7 full version, now available for download and sale. This major update to Polyboard version 7 is packed full of new features, and comes with a new set of Quick Design libraries to keep you working as fast and efficiently as possible. We have Polyboard…

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5 ways 3D design software can cut costs for your furniture business

We’re no longer living in the age of the pencil and paper, but using CAD software to design your furniture is still inefficient and time-consuming. You’re drawing all your designs manually, the only difference is that it’s on a computer. Lots of industries have already automated these manual processes and use 3D design software, so…

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Christmas woodwork videos, and a great marketing idea for 2019

A very Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate the festivities. If you don’t, we hope you’ve got some time off and wish you a peaceful and happy time with friends and family. For our last newsletter of 2018, we’ve got for you… How to expand your business with online sales New stair videos…

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How to build online sales for your workshop

cabinet design shop process

We’re just incredibly busy! …that was the first thing Mark told me when I rang him recently to discuss the latest news on Polyboard. Mark is the owner of Mark Nichol’s & Co Ltd, based just north of London in the UK. Actually Mark has always has been very busy, but what’s really taken off…

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How to set up Polyboard to OptiCut Export with Bar Codes

polyboard and opticut label and bar code process

Here we have a Polyboard project. Let’s see how to set up an export of this project to OptiCut and print the correct labels with bar codes. We will need to set up Polyboard to export the correct information and then set up OptiCut to print the correct information. First let’s set up Polyboard. Polyboard…

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Low cost CAD/CAM woodworking systems

We’ve looked at some of the main woodwork software solutions out there and decided to put together an overview of what the majority of small to medium woodwork businesses tell us they need. That’s affordable software that is still powerful enough for professional use and flexible enough to accommodate each individual workshop’s manufacture methods. Nobody…

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Funiture design case study: making the most of the latest software

furniture design tool

We are very happy to count among our new customers the Tercy Levillain Joinery in France. Based in Saint-Malo, this Breton family business is more than a century old and is a real institution in the region with a well established reputation. They have been able to adapt to changes in customer preferences and industry…

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