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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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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3D kitchen design made easy with Polyboard

Screenshot of kitchen from Polyboard software

When you’re in the process of designing a beautiful kitchen, the time spent calculating lengths of pieces of wood, or individual costs can cause your project to take far longer than it should to be completed. That’s why we created our Polyboard kitchen design software solution to save you time and money through automation. Polyboard’s…

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How to Design a Kitchen Layout

how to design a kitchen

There are many things to consider when designing a kitchen for your clients, from the size of the room to who will use it to the desired look. It’s a big job, so let’s take it step by step. Make a Floor Plan The most important starting point when designing a kitchen – whether a…

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Pro kitchen design program makes cabinet manufacture a breeze

Professional kitchen design

Designing a kitchen for your clients can traditionally be a long and costly process but with a professional kitchen design program you can save time, money, and effort. Here, we’ll show you why our software, Polyboard, is the best of its kind and which of the latest kitchen cabinet design trends are an absolute breeze…

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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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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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Woodwork Business Cuts Production Time by 50%

boiler utility room designed with polyboard

Many small to medium woodworking shops still hesitate before investing in wood design software to speed up their workflow. There can be a perception that wood software is something relevant to only big companies that focus on building large quantities of standard units. And at the same time it can be considered less well adapted…

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Replace cabinet tops with rails

A question that comes up often is how to replace the top of a kitchen base cabinet with 2 rails.   This is in fact very easy to do using the surface split command . The disadvantage of this method is that when you change the cabinet depth the space between the rails remains constant…

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New features in Polyboard 5.01a1

New features in Polyboard 5.01a1

Including Polyboard dimensions, partial views, sections and exploded views Here’s a non exaustive list of new features in Polyboard 5.01a1 (released June 2013) This document presents the main new functions of Polyboard 5 compared to Polyboard 4. We do not list the functions that are still under development. One of the big changes in the…

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