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• Arc Layout Program
• Board Foot Calculator
by David Lykins
An Excel spreadsheet which calculates board feet from user input. Requires MS Excel.
• Cabinet Design Program
By Jay Heil
An Excel spreadsheet program which designs all kinds of cabinets. Even does cost estimates based on raw material costs and labor costs. Please address questions to
Jay Heil. Zipped Excel file 412k
• Compound Miter Angles
by Robert Wilkerson
Excel spreadsheet for figuring compound miter angles. (MS Excel file in ZIP format, requires MS Excel and a program to unzip ZIP files).
• Cove Cutter 1.0
By Tony Leonard
Requires VBRUN300.DLL
Visual Basic program which helps you calculate blade height and cutting angle for making cove cuts on a table saw. 132k
• Polygon Angle Program
Do you find that those tables of saw angles for compound miter setups never seem to have the numbers you want -- like for that 7-sided polygon with steeply sloping sides? Do sine and cosines give you a headache that reminds you of why you hated trigonometry class in high school? If so, this Windows95/98 program might be for you. It calculates the proper angles for polygons having 3 to 16 sides and side slopes from 0 to 60 degrees. It also shows you graphically what you need to cut and will even print out a drawing for you to take to the shop. Self-installing executable, 800k
• Raised Panel Calculator
by Mike Bon
Excel spreadsheet. Does all the calculations for raised panels, produces a rudimentary diagram and a cut list. All you do is to enter in the quantity and the outside dimensions Please address questions to
Mike Bon
• Wood Movement Calculator
by Larry Marker
A program to calculate wood movement due to temperature and humidity changes. Covers many exotic and domestic species of wood. Please address questions to
Larry Marker. Zipped binary file 460k