Bathroom design tool to improve your furniture business

bathroom design tool

When it comes to furniture design, a focus on bathrooms can easily be forgotten. However, these rooms are often where you need intelligent furniture design the most; to de-clutter the space and make it feel bigger, and to fit your cabinetry around existing items like the bath, sink/s, toilet and pipework. An easy to use…

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How to become a furniture designer

How to become a furniture designer

Designing furniture is a dream career for many artisans who love creating something beautiful and useful from nothing but wood. There are many different ways to learn the craft; a course offered by your local institute of higher education, an apprenticeship from a furniture designer that you admire, or even teaching yourself through a mixture…

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Kitchen Design Tool: Design and Build Stunning Kitchens

kitchen design tool

Kitchen design and manufacture may be your whole business or just a part of it. Kitchen projects can be complex and prone to error, so here’s a software package that allows you to design fast and reliably, output costs and render in 3D much faster than with a CAD package. You will save an enormous…

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CNC woodworking configuration new install

cnc woodworking

Just this June we installed our first specialist CNC woodworking router for one of our customers in France. The order was for the ATC 2030 fully configured with Polyboard and VCarve along with comprehensive training. Stéphane Simon has a long and varied experience in carpentry where he has developed his skills in a wide range of…

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Furniture Design with Optimised Manufacturing: All-in-one Configuration

furniture designing software

The biggest constraint to setting up a woodwork business is the initial cost of investment. This is particularly the case with furniture manufacture. Albeit on a smaller scale, it requires an industrial range of machines, tools, transport and facilities. With these kinds of costs, it can feel there is little room for the purchase of…

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Design and manufacture to corner the woodwork market

furniture software

Do you ever think…there’s got to be a better way? You’ve got the work coming in, perhaps too much to handle. You know you’re spending too long on each job but don’t have the time to find a better way. Hours designing, struggling to get accurate cut lists and plans, problems with assembly. Got a…

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Face frames and 3D accessories in Polyboard

If you’ve got a moment over the holiday period, why not check out what’s new in Polyboard. Today we’re announcing some great new features that we know a lot of you have been asking for. Looking forward to 2017, expect lots of improvements to our services and websites coming very soon. New! Polyboard 3D Accessories We are delighted to…

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Woodwork manufacturing case study: software, nesting and CNC integration done right

polyboard woodwork software project office fit out

We would like to introduce Dean Price from Tees Tech Joinery in the UK who earlier this year set up Polyboard and OptiNest with his company’s SCM CNC machines. Dean has outlined how his company processes the work they receive, and was also kind enough to talk about the Polyboard library set up service he…

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How one Australian woodworker makes the most of his design software

jarrah sideboard designed with Polyboard

We’d like to introduce Peter Brown, a furniture builder from Australia. He has very kindly explained how he works with our woodworking design software Polyboard and OptiCut, for cutting optimisation. In particular he discusses how he recently put together a beautiful side board piece in Jarrah, a timber only found in the area where he…

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Furniture design case study: the move from traditional to high tech production

We would like to introduce Sylvain who has kindly written the following article about his business and how it has developed from traditional woodwork to embrace furniture design software and high tech manufacturing. Just take a look at some of the their projects below… *** Hello everyone, my name is Sylvain Roucher. I’m the owner…

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