Panel design

Within Polyboard the Structures Menu and its commands offer a powerful set of panel design features to add flexibility to your projects. They include a variety of tooling and cut out functions, adding bar materials and frameworks, creating sandwich panels and splitting individual panels into multiple materials and types.

Edges tooling

How to add a shape to the edge of a panel in Polyboard. This can be used to create handle...

Angles tooling

How to add a shape to the corner of a panel in Polyboard. This feature is useful if for example...

Inner tooling

How to cut out a holes in your panels for cutting and machining. You can create cut throughs, pockets and...

Surface split

How to split a panel into multiple panels. Once you’ve done this, you can add slack between each of them,...

Surface split: edit individual panels

More features of the Surface Split command, used to divide a single panel into multiple panels. This video shows you...

Thickness split

How to split a panel’s thickness into multiple panels. This is mainly used for veneered doors and other panels where...

Assembly

How to create a frame and panel assembly. You can use bar or panel materials for the framework, you can...

Copy and paste a structure

Two ways to copy your panel structures across to a new panel. You can do this with any of the...

Panel structures library management

How to add your own structures (frame and panel assemblies, toolings, Surface and Thickness Split etc) to the Panel Structures...

Simulate a shaker style frame with the structures menu

You can use bar materials to create a true frame assembly. This alternative method uses Polyboard’s thickness split and inner...

Drawer pull cut outs

How to use a variety of Polyboard commands to create a cut out for a drawer pull. Options include Single...

Panel structures library example

Alternative ways to apply a structure and manage the Panel Structures library. In this example we also edit a bar...

L shaped cabinet with front frame and built in doors

How to set up a L shaped corner cabinet with a solid wood front frame and built in doors. This...

Cutting a panel into 5 parts using the surface split command

How to use the Surface Split feature in Polyboard to divide a panel into several parts, in the case the...