Carcass

How to manipulate the carcass or outer panels of your furniture, from basic to free form and complex plans, and from sloping tops to plinths and boxing around columns and pipes.

Basic shapes

To design a cabinet in Polyboard we always start with a basic shape. This is the shape of the plan...

Free shapes

How to draw a custom cabinet plan which is not necessarily rectangular. This feature allows you to design complex shaped...

Editing inner and outer cabinet dimensions

The starting point to calculating all the dimensions of a cabinet are the global outer dimensions. This video shows you...

Adding plinths

Polyboard has a specific plinth feature. There are 2 ways to add a plinth, depending on whether the sides are...

Upper strips

If you are designing a fitted unit right up to the ceiling, it is sometimes advisable to leave gap and...

Create a filler (using a side external zone)

External Zones create volumes outside the cabinet. If you create a side volume you can access an additional cabinet filler...

Create a baton (using the back external zone)

How to create a volume behind your cabinet and in this case add a baton, which will of course be...

Face frames

How to set up face framed furniture quickly and easily using external zones (lateral/side zones, plinths and upper strips) plus...

Add a side slope

How to slope the side of your cabinet to a specific angle. In addition, use of the Free Shape Edit...

How to create a sloping top

This video shows you a quick way to create a sloping top for your Polyboard model, either from left to...

Multi-slope tops

A look at Polyboard’s multi slope top feature which gives you fine control over the shape of the top of...

Polyboard’s unboxing feature

How to very quickly fit your model around structural elements like pipework and columns. All changes are automatically applied to...

Using the Quick Design boxful sub-method

How to set up the carcass assembly details using the Quick Design boxful sub-method library. For clarity, the current version...

Free shape cabinet against angled wall

How to use the Free Shape function to create irregular shaped furniture. In this example, we create a cabinet that...

Multi-slope top cabinet example

Another way to design a cabinet to fit under a roof.

Advanced plinths

How to set up plinths, toe kicks, and kick frames in Polyboard.

Kick frames

How to assemble kick frames or kick boards that you can use to sit cabinets on top of in Project...

Extending plinth beyond cabinet dimensions

How to extend your plinth up to and also beyond the width of your furniture.

How to build a cabinet under stairs

Using the unboxing function in Polyboard, you can quickly edit a cabinet top to fit under a staircase.

Decorative end panels using external zones

How to use the external zones feature to add an additional panel, here an upright, to your cabinet. Manufacturing sub-methods...