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Trait de scie

Published on August 10, 2022 by Gilles Murguet

Bonjour, est-il possible de paramétrer l'épaisseur du trait de scie ? Merci.

Problem with grain direction

Published on August 4, 2022 by Tijmen

Dear rea...

manipulate/group parts in cutlist

Published on August 1, 2022 by Jan

1st - Thank you for this very useful extension. 2nd - can I keep parts together when generating a cutlist. (e.g. kitchen drawers above eachother where the grain should continue through the different drawer panels) even when this is not the...

open cut list cut diagram error no placement possible

Published on July 15, 2022 by Keith Fawcett

No placement possible (trim size too large, standard panel too small, saw kerf too large . created two pieces of sheet goods components. Finished size 1/4" x 61 29/64" x 20" 1/4" x 61 29/64" x 18" Sheet goods are listed as 96" x 48" when I...

Неправильно вычитается толщина кромки.

Published on July 6, 2022 by WWhh

Доброго времени суток. Начал осваивать плагин и столкнулся с такой проблемой. При работе с кромкой, её толщина высчитывается не с той стороны. К примеру, у доски длиной 1800мм и шириной 750мм я делаю кромку по длинной стороне, но её толщина...

Edge Banding Usage

Published on June 27, 2022 by Nash

HI, First off LOOOVE the extension, it's a life saver. I’m stuck on how to properly use the edged banding material. It doesn't seem to apply as the others. Need it for reports as the other materials. Help.

Selecting objects to cutlist

Published on June 24, 2022 by james

I am having issues selecting or not and getting them in to cutlist. Sorry I am a newbie in SU. I have one piece of ply created, I have created the material and used the pain bucket to fill my sheet of ply from the materials list and have de...

".dxf" export for nesting?

Published on June 15, 2022 by Marin Popovski

Hello, have you thought about the possibility of exporting the cutlist as a dxf file for CNC- nesting?

Stating weight of final product?

Published on June 14, 2022 by TryHard

Hi there, when I put in the density of the material, OCL outputs a weight in the report. But this is the weight of the raw material (in my case of the uncut sheets of wood). I´m rather interested in the approximate...

Report not calculating some dimensional materials

Published on June 9, 2022 by DIY_Bob

I am working on a project for installing a fence and so far have created 3 materials - 4x6x8' Post, 6x6x8' post, and 2x6 plinth to run along the ground. They are all dimension lumber items and from everything I can see, I have entered the d...

Using Dynamic Components

Published on June 8, 2022 by Jan

When I select a dynamic component (eg cabinet or drawer) for the creation of a parts list in OCL It produces a list where not all the parts are listed and the parts that are listed have incorrect dimensions. Does anyone know if it is possib...

Material Library Prices

Published on June 6, 2022 by Phil Jackson

Hi, I have a master library of all the materials that we use. Every time we create a new design we start with this library (3x2, 4x2, OSB 8x4 etc etc). Within this library we have set the prices of each material with our current buy prices....

Calculating actual material used

Published on June 6, 2022 by Phil Jackson

When I run the cost of material it is calculating both material used and also material wastage. Is there a way to only output the cost of the material used and to ignore wastage?

Optimizing dimensional lumber to minimize waste

Published on May 31, 2022 by Bill Grider

A question about optimizing dimensional lumber and minimize waste. I am trying to minimize waste when working with different length parts and fit get them fit onto stock lengths of lumber available at the store. In the US we use 2x4’s (actu...