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    Let's say I want to draw cabinets in 3D exactly how they are built in the real world, then use a program to slice them up for 2D elevations, plan views and sections. Would autocad be the best option, or is there something more suited for that? Should I just stick to drawing everything in 2D instead?

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    Once upon a time I had a autocad add on from Merillat with all their cabinet blocks and a menu interface to do plan or elevation views of their cabinets. Wasn't the best interface but beat drawing all the cabinet types and styles from scratch...
    So many commands, so little time....

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    Autocad would be an option and can do that with ease, other programs like Inventor and Solidworks will make light work of that task.
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    I haven't had time to play with this idea though I'm sure it is possible, this thread may explain a method that would work if you haven't solved it yet.

    http://www.cadtutor.net/forum/showthread.php?t=18276
    So many commands, so little time....

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    Microvellum, if your serious about producing cabinets and Joinery items.

    ifnot, plain old vanilla autocad, with some 3d skills and a good template setup will do.

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