plywood cutting diagram program?


Are there any plywood cutting diagram programs out there for free that you can just input the size pieces you need and then it will determine the best usage of the sheets?
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Try Cutlist Plus. It has a trial free version.

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Thanks. Looks like this free version of the software limts to 5 total pieces. I need 50+ for this project. Are there any free versions that allow up to 50 or more? I just want to build some nice cabinets for my garage shop and want to limit waste.

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None that I have seen. However the Cut list plus program works better than any it its price range. Another program that you might look at is www.sheetlayout.com . That program works pretty well but will make CutList Plus look even better. It also has evaluation limits.
A big advantage to these type programs is that they also work with "regular boards" as you can indicate what sizes you have on hand and you can use the programs to help determine how much material to buy.
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Thanks guys. I'm not looking to use this software all the time which would warrant buying a complete version. And the problem also is that this one project that I want to do needs a fair amount of pieces.
Are there any services that will provide a panel optimized cut list for a single fee without having to buy a software package?
Or anyone here on this group that does have this software that will help others do up a sheet layout cut list?
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Try http://www.delphiforfun.org/Programs/CutList.htm . It's free, without restrictions.
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Thanks Jeff, I tried it and it worked pretty good. Not a ton of frills. But should do just fine for what I need. I'm assuming all measurements are decimal of whatever form of measurement you use.
I just fooled with it a bit. I'll work on putting my entire cut list into the program and see what comes up.
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Yes, there is such a program. I'm sure someone will provide the link. Personally, I find it rather cumbersome to use. Instead I keep a pad of graph paper and scissors in the shop to cut out the pieces and arrange them onto the graph paper. I like to use 1/4" square graph paper and each square can represent one square foot or one square inch, depending on the project. Sometimes I will glue sheets together (carpenter's glue works fine).

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Try the same sort of thing using DeltaCad. Draw a rectangle in one step to size for the plywood, and others for the pieces. Move them around to suite your taste within the "plywood" rectangle,and print out when done. Allow the kerf for each one-side length and width to layout easily, snapping to each other; just remember on which side to cut when using real plywood. Do dimensioning[ just as simple] to have dimensions printed out on the scale pattern on 8.5 x 11, and you're done.
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I use CutList Pro and it is great for my purposes. It not only provides a cut list, but can calculate edge banding. It's a sweet program.

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Is that Cut List Plus, or a different program?
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