Easy MDF Cabinet Door Maker

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Easy MDF Cabinet Door Maker

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Hello boys and girls,

The other day, I was asked if I could write a "simple" gadget to layout cabinet door faces. These doors would be cut out of MDF material. These are relatively simple doors with about six styles of panels. I was also ask, if I could incorporate some fluting for each style (horizontal and vertical) that would be recessed inside the panel.

Well, as you know, nothing is just simple. After getting some feedback from a expert (you know who you are)... I have added a few features:
1. Reads a CSV file for batch processing.
2. It cam make ad hoc doors from the main dialogue
3. When a door is too small to be drawn correctly it writes a log file (same place as CSV file)
4. Remembers your last inputs
5. Supports both metric and imperial.
6. Somewhat of an online help.
7. Last but not least, pretty strong error trapping

I know everyone is not crazy about making cabinet doors. But if you're interested in writing your own gadgets, you deftly could leverage the source code. There is a little over 1800 lines of code here and as always if you have questions I'm happy to help.

I'm thinking this gadget is pretty close to being done one. So, If you feel up to it, download and install the gadget and test drive it. If you have some time provide some feedback on what works and what doesn't... That would be great.

Happy Milling
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Door Style.png
DoorGG.jpg
Main.png
DoorBB.jpg
DoorCC.jpg
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DoorAA.jpg
DoorFF.jpg
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Jim

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Wow, Jim!
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OMG.... I missed updating the URl for the help...

If you want here is the correct one.

On line 49 of the code it reads"
DialogWindow.ProjectSDK = "https://github.com/JimAndI"


Should read
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Okay, Okay, You knew it was coming...

I have fixed the help file issue. Here is Version 7.0
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Thanks Jim.... :)

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Hello All,

I hope your shop floor is clean and your sawdust can is full. :D

Thanks to Ben and his great work in testing this gadget. I am happy to say it is DONE!!!!

Happy milling.

The list:
1. New web Help
2. More error trapping
3. Better door panel failure logs
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:)
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There are not many, but those that use this Gadget know... it helps a very lot

Thank you Jimandi

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BenjaminwithCNC wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 6:36 am
There are not many, but those that use this Gadget know... it helps a very lot

Thank you Jimandi
Super!!! Happy to help
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Jim,

I really appreciate your hard work. Thank you!
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