end, KCD has rolled their KCD Touch
optimized software for tablets, laptops
and PCs into version 10 and expanded its capability for mobile use from
design and pricing cabinets, all the way
through the building production stage.
On the back-end, the new proprietary
technology developed in partnership
with award-winning Cabinotch provides
cabinetmakers with a distinct industry
advantage. Version 10 best software
production practices include; Traditional cut listing, Cabinotch precision-cut
North American hardwoods and CNC
Custom design and build features in
KCD have gone a layer deeper. For instance, in addition to perusing over 100
new door styles in version 10, designers
can now easily edit the individual door
details like stile and rail dimensions for
a truly custom look.
Microvellum’s Fluid Designer
Software is based in Blender, a 3D
animation suite used by artists, interior
designers, gamers and video editors,
and features a design experience like no
other software available in the woodworking industry.
The company worked with leading
closet and cabinet manufacturers to re-;ne Fluid Designer and streamline the
solution from the front-end to the back-end – one seamless integration from the
design to the ;nished product.
With the seamless connectivity to Microvellum’s manufacturing engine, the
Fluid Designer platform has the capacity to be a total solution for manufactures with dealer networks for closets,
face frame or frameless style cabinets.
Mozaik now comes with a “ready to
use” closet library. Advanced closet
functionality has been added to make it
easy to expand and enhance the closet
library or create one.
The Mozaik Closet Library has been
designed to work with popular knockdown assembly methods. The library is
setup and ready to machine on a ;atbed
CNC Router using Ra;x fasteners. Assembly methods can be easily adjusted
to your speci;cation.
Since closets are just another function
of Mozaik, users get the bene;t of all
Mozaik’s build-in features, including
TrueShape Nesting. www.mo
Closet Pro Software is a responsive
solution, which means that it works
seamlessly on any size device. The
user can literally design a full walk in
closet on a smart phone. It’s an internet
based solution so there is no software
to download and install and you can
access it from anywhere using any
The software utilizes the latest in
HTML5 technology and offers amazing
interactive 3D renderings of a single
wall or the entire room, allowing the
user to walk into the room, turn head,
raise/lower view point and switch
between standard and overhead view.
Cabinet Pro’s cabinet design software
now features hyper-real graphics, which
the company says can make the difference between a successful proposal and
one that doesn’t go so well.
Cabinet Pro builds cabinets, either
modular or custom, based upon the user’s method of construction. Users can
customize cutlist reports to show the
information in speci;cs formats, and
create frameless cabinets and/or face
frame cabinets in the same job. Door
styles can be changed with the click
of a few keys. Users can create several
bidding methods to give customers accurate bids and invoices. The company’s
software is for closet ;rms, small custom cabinet shops and the large cabinet
Photos from top: Cabinet Vision,
Microvellum, Cabinet Pro, Closet Pro
Software, and KCD Software.