Best Apps and Calculators for Woodworkers

Best Apps and Calculators for Woodworkers

These apps and calculator programs will turn your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a valuable tool in your shop. You can do things like identify a tree species, calculate board feet, convert measurements, calculate crown molding dimensions, and set up parts layouts and cutting lists.

Apps:
Leafsnap (free for iOS)
American Species Guide (free for iOS or Android)
WoodMasterHD ($7.99 for iOS)
Handyman Cal-culator ($4.99 for Android)
Board Feet Calculator app ($0.99 for iOS)
Spirit Level Gold (free for iOS)
Anglemeter (free for iOS)
Flying Ruler app ($1.99 for iOS)

Online Programs:
University of Missouri’s free online board foot calculator Рhttp://extension.missouri.edu/scripts/explore/G05506.asp
Calculatorsoup – http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/
Crown Molding Miter and Bevel Finder, a free on-line calculator – http://www.construction-resource.com/calculators/crown-molding.php
The Wood-shop Calculator ($9.99) – http://www.woodshopcalculator.com
Shutter Design Wizard – http://www.rockler.com/shutter
Cutlist400, a basic but functional cutout optimizer program – http://www.delphiforfun.org/programs/cutlist.htm

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