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by Jim Carter
Mon, Sep 20 2010, 4:43PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: corner cabinet mitered backs
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

Re: corner cabinet mitered backs

thanks Nick
you make allot of sense.
JIm
by Jim Carter
Sun, Sep 19 2010, 8:35AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: corner cabinet mitered backs
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

Re: corner cabinet mitered backs

Cutting a 45 angle in a nest I found this discussion last night, and it answers allot of my questions. But I wonder about the DXF file you are creating, and nesting. Do you create a different file for each size you will be cutting, then check off the backs which need mitering in the e cab file? To c...
by Jim Carter
Sat, Sep 18 2010, 3:53PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: corner cabinet mitered backs
Replies: 4
Views: 1082

corner cabinet mitered backs

How are you guys joining the back of your corner cabinets. I would like to use my router to cut a 22.5 degree bevel edge for joining with adjacent back to create one of the two 45 deg joints in the backs of a corner cabinet with clipped corner. could it be as easy as drawing the profile cut in e cab...
by Jim Carter
Thu, Jun 17 2010, 10:01PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: macbook pro and ecabinets
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Re: macbook pro and ecabinets

Please excuse all the typo's. I just re-read my posts and am more then a little embarased. Half asleep when writing these things.
by Jim Carter
Thu, Jun 17 2010, 9:56PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: macbook pro and ecabinets
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Re: macbook pro and ecabinets

for those of you rivited each night to the tales of woes from the life of Jim carter I will make yet another update :-) I took pc to a second tech. he noticed that I was only using 2.34 gb ram out of 4. He also noticed that My windows 7 was a 32 bit operating system. three days earliery I paid a dif...
by Jim Carter
Tue, Jun 15 2010, 5:54AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: macbook pro and ecabinets
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Re: macbook pro and ecabinets

last night I gathered more information. MacBook Pro lap top 4 GB ram. NVIDIA Geforce 9600m GT w/ 512 MB VRAM NVIDIA Geforce 9400m w/256 MB VRAM Maybe my drawings are slow because of the video card? a tech toold me that no lap top will have a good enough card to support this type of use? I think I ha...
by Jim Carter
Mon, Jun 14 2010, 6:37PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: macbook pro and ecabinets
Replies: 14
Views: 2777

Re: macbook pro and ecabinets

HI Jason I read your post regarding your use of apple computers. I a trying to get MacBook Pro to run e-cabinets with small glimmers of success. I too am using boot camp running windows 7 and Ecabinets vs 6 build 4. but I am having trouble moving things around, and in the drawomg editer every things...
by Jim Carter
Tue, Dec 08 2009, 11:49AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: .2 back with .25 bit ??
Replies: 18
Views: 1875

Re: .2 back with .25 bit ??

Could the problem be with a setting of 0 for the collar in the nesting? And the router not able to cut a .2 dado using a 2.5 bit because there is no room for the .5 to hang over the side panel back edge.
by Jim Carter
Mon, Dec 07 2009, 5:06PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: .2 back with .25 bit ??
Replies: 18
Views: 1875

Re: .2 back with .25 bit ??

I do not understand question.
by Jim Carter
Mon, Dec 07 2009, 5:00PM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: hardware holes in corner cab
Replies: 2
Views: 723

Re: hardware holes in corner cab

Thank you Nat:
I did it as you said.
JIm
by Jim Carter
Sun, Dec 06 2009, 10:39AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: hardware holes in corner cab
Replies: 2
Views: 723

hardware holes in corner cab

Hello
Can some one tell me why the holes for the hinge mounting plate are not applied to the corner cabinet side?
Thanks
Jim
by Jim Carter
Wed, Dec 02 2009, 11:00AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Size of Blind Dado on Stretcher
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Re: Size of Blind Dado on Stretcher

Jon I think the strecher was added in the up down orentation and then rotated to the front to back orientatio, but upside down. This is why the top/bottom tenion switch was working backwards. In the upside down posision the front inset onthe sides were affecting the dados. I deleted the strecher and...
by Jim Carter
Wed, Dec 02 2009, 9:35AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Fake Paneled Doors
Replies: 15
Views: 2787

Re: Fake Paneled Doors

OOOPS;

I think I was wrong, I can not scale the assembly.
by Jim Carter
Wed, Dec 02 2009, 9:23AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: Fake Paneled Doors
Replies: 15
Views: 2787

Re: Fake Paneled Doors

thanks Daniel
so now I know, I can create almost any patern on a slab door as a parametric, attach it to a cabinet as an assembly. And be able to scale the assembly.
very cool.
Jim
by Jim Carter
Wed, Dec 02 2009, 8:22AM
Forum: eCabinet Systems Software
Topic: changing drawer box size
Replies: 0
Views: 708

changing drawer box size

Good morning gentlmen: I downloaded the framed cabinet library from Thermwood and would like to change drawer box size to fit different hardware. I would also like to change the door hinges, and drawer slides. What is the best way to accomplish this on the entire library? Or is it better to start ov...

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