Cut optimization diagram generator

Workshop-buddy is a free online tool designed to make your workshop life a little easier. We're currently in BETA, so you may find a few bugs here and there.

Read the introduction here

Tips:

Use decimal units and use the same units throughout
Save your project often (at the moment you can only save one project)
Let us know if you find anything broken:
Click here to toggle the tips

Please select below if you are interested in creating a cut list for sheet or linear material...

Sheet material calculator
Linear material calculator

Stock

This is the source material which you'll be chopping up - add as many as you need
Name your stock so you can easily reference them in the diagrams

Blade width

Circular saw blades tend to be between 1.5 and 2.5mm - it should be labelled on your blade

Cuts

These are the sizes of the material you need for your project - add as many as you need
Name your cuts so you can easily reference them in the diagrams
When using linear material, the width of the cut is automatically set to allow the best visibility in the diagrams

Options

To make the most efficient use of the stock material - leave longitudinal and cross cut optimisation off
Optimise for longitudinal cuts
Optimise for cross cuts
Automatically add new material
At the moment you can only save a single job - we're working on it ;)