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Thoughts on cutlists

Future plans. The illustration of my next downloadable plan – the painted bookcase I built for my daughter. I like graphic design. While in college, I did some freelance graphic design work and I have an interest in typography as well. That’s one of the reasons I enjoy blogging, messing around with the design of my blog and its also one of the reasons I developed my coffered ceiling e-book: I enjoy it. I am working on my next e-book; downloadable plans for the painted bookcase I made for my daughter a few years back. It will be a free download and I believe a good project for the beginning woodworker. As you can see from the illustration above, I am almost finished with the SketchUp drawing (it still needs the shelves among other things) and I had thought about adding a cutlist to the plans. At Fine Woodworking.com, Matthew Kenney wrote a post titled, “Cutlists are a waste of magazine space” and I have to say I agree with him completely. After almost 30 …