[clug] CAD software for drawing furniture plans

Helen postmodernhousewife at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 06:19:05 MDT 2010

What about BRL-CaD or FreeCAD

I don't do 3D myself so can't comment on usability.

There's also Blender but I don't know if it has the functionality you're after.


On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 8:49 PM, jhock <jhock at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to find some drawing software for UBUNTU 10.04 lucid lynx
> that will allow me to design furniture.  I saw
> 'lignumCAD' (http://lignumcad.sourceforge.net/doc/en/HTML/index.html).
> There doesn't appear to be a debian package for lignumCAD so I will
> probably have to compile it from the source at:
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/lignumcad/
> Before I do this I thought that I should check with the CLUG to see if
> anyone is using other software to design furniture. The features that I
> am looking for are:
>      * 3D drawing (draw rectangle and then give it a thickness)
>      * create parts with dimensions (really important for building)
>      * aligning parts
>      * assemble parts
>      * create drawing (plan view, elevation view, end view, perspective
>        view)
> Does anyone know of some software that runs on UBUNTU Lynx that I can
> use to design some furniture?
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> John
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