TurboCAD 2020 Platinum Bundle with The Furniture Maker V21

TurboCAD 2020 Platinum Bundle with The Furniture Maker V21

TurboCAD 2020 Platinum Bundle with The Furniture Maker V21

Access a powerful drafting palette, ACIS® solid modeling, premium photorealistic rendering, advanced architectural and mechanical tool sets, AutoCAD®-like 2D drafting interface options, and extensive file support with TurboCAD 2020 Platinum. TurboCAD Furniture Maker v21 is a plug-in that makes it easy to design and produce custom cabinets and furniture.


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Key Features

Professional 2D/3D CAD Software:

TurboCAD 2020 Platinum is professional 2D/3D CAD software for users who need advanced capabilities at an affordable price. This product has an unparalleled selection of tools to create everything from advanced mechanical design to musical instruments. Some of our key features include

2D Design and Editing:

TurboCAD is rich in professional 2D/3D design tools and drawing aids that speed design. Create views and viewports of any size and shape. Access extensive paper space and printing options. Multi-select drawing tool, dimension tools, and more. Read more about 2D Design in TurboCAD

2D Geometric and Dimensional Constraints:

By setting up Constraints in a drawing, TurboCAD users have greater control to enforce design intent, as 2D Constraints typically drive 3D model design. Read more about Parametric Constraints. Read more about Parametric Constraints

Part Tree/History Tree :

Maintains your design history. Return to any procedural step in your design and make modifications without losing subsequent work. Works like a Selective UNDO/REDO. Read More about the Part Tree

ACIS Solid Modeling / Advanced Mechanical Design:

TurboCAD Platinum 2020 provides advanced 3D surface and ACIS® solid modeling tools. The thread tool, twisted extrude, extrude to face, imprint tool, parametric holes, imprint and more enable the easy creation of your more complicated professional designs. Access advanced modification tools like bend, unbend, and facet offset make it easier to modify existing geometry. Smooth surface mesh / sub-D modeling tools are also available allowing for the creation of more organic shapes. Read more about TurboCAD Solid Modeling. Read More about TurboCAD Solid Modeling

Architectural & GIS Tools:

An integrated suite of architectural tools are included, such a parametric architectural objects that are AutoCAD® Architecture (ACA) compatible so that .DWG models with ACA extensions may be read, modified, and documented as needed. Read More about TurboCAD Architectural Tools

Powerful Drafting Palette:

Create associative views, 2D sections, and detailed views that can be updated in real-time – even from an Xref. Works with both ACIS® Solids and Surface models. Read More about the Drafting Palette

Advanced 3D Surface Modeling:

Includes a complete set of 3D surface modeling and editing tools making it ideal for both single part and small assembly mechanical designs. Platinum has advanced surfaces, and also smooth surface meshes. Read more about 3D Surface Modeling in TurboCAD. Read more about Advanced 3D Surface Modeling

Professional Mechanical CAD Native File Translators:

Import 3D model designs from enterprise CAD Modelers such as CATIA, SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Inventor, NX and ProE

Programmable (SDK & Ruby Scripting):

Extend the functionality by developing new tools, functions, and behaviors. Custom routines that are performed on a regular basis can be automated. Specific tools for vertical applications can be created and added. Read more about Programming for TurboCAD

Point Cloud Support:

Use your 3D scanner to collect data about an existing object’s dimensions, and import the point cloud files into a drawing in TurboCAD 2020 Platinum.

Design Director Palette:

Provides advanced controls for Layers, Layer Filters, creating Layer Sets, setting and saving Work Planes, controlling Named Views, and more to streamline work and enhance productivity. Read more about the Design Director Palette. Read More about the Design Director

Photorealistic Rendering & Visualization:

The LightWorks® rendering engine creates stunning presentations. Render management of materials, luminance, environments, and advanced render styles give you truly photorealistic results. An optional rendering plug-in from Redway takes advantage of your computer’s GPU and produces faster, stunning photorealistic images. Read more about TurboCAD Visualization features. Read more about TurboCAD Visualization

Compatibility and File Sharing:

Whether you’re a team of one or many, you’ll have the interoperability needed to collaborate. We’ve ensured that TurboCAD is compatible with a wide variety of popular CAD and Graphics formats. You will be able to deliver files that can be opened and edited by users of AutoCAD® and other popular design software. Your team will be running like a well-oiled machine. • TurboCAD provides compatibility with AutoCAD® DWG and DXF files, from R12 to 2020
• STL Import/Export for 3D printing
• SVG Export
• 3MF Import/Export
• VMRL Worlds Import/Export
• OBJ Import/Export
• Adobe Illustrator® Import
• PDF Export
• SketchUp 2020 Import/Export
• Collada™ (DAE) Import/Export
• Professional, Mechanical CAD Import from CATIA, Solidworks and more
• Read more about TurboCAD File Support

New Features

Performance, User Interface & Usability:

Ribbon Large/Small Icons, Available Space Icon Sizing:

A new local menu option has been added when right-clicking on a Ribbon icon Users can now change the icon size/icon text to “Large Image and Text”, which allows for display of a larger image of the tool icon with associated text.
 TurboCAD Ribbon

Changing the Styles of Ribbon Icons with a Lack of Free Space:

When using the Ribbon Interface, as you change either the UI Scale or Icon size through the Options/Toolbars and Menus /Options menu, the Size and Style (with or without text) of the icon will dynamically change .

Repeat Last Command:

The new Repeat command allows user to repeat the previous command with a single click.

Text Dragger: Ability to use degree, plus/minus, diameter signs while entering text:

TurboCAD now supports Special Signs when inserting text into your drawing. The local menu includes Degree, Plus/Minus, and Diameter signs to use.

Performance Enhancements:

You will get a productivity speed boost with new drawing improvements:
Drafting Objects - The creation of Sectional Views and Objects in the Drafting Palette has been significantly accelerated.
Selector Tool (Drag Selection) - When in GDI draw mode, transformation operations such as Move, Rotate and Scale have been greatly sped up.
GDI Redraw with Small Objects - For drawings containing many small objects, redraw speed has been accelerated.

2D Drafting and Editing:

Drafting Palette: Ability to Select Layer Sets:

As with Paper Space View Ports, the Drafting Palette now has an Option to select a Layer Set. The Layer Set can contain both visible and non-visible layers. Previously, drafting objects did not take into account the visibility; rather it considered all layers in the 3D object visible, so user may have gotten drafting object with un-needed information.

2D Edit Mode:

The new 2D Edit mode makes it much easier to design in 2D by turning off 3D objects, editing and modification tools. At a local menu level, only the 2D Selector is enabled, which then works with the selected object’s Coordinate System. The 2D Edit mode can be turned off by a simple click.

Constraint Animation:

Dimension values that drive angles, lengths, and distances within a constraint system can now be animated. Animating these values provide powerful visual feedback to range of motion issues common in mechanical design problems. The tool extends into 3D motion analysis when the dimension values are part of a 2D constrained sketch that is used to define 3D extruded, sweep, or lathed shapes. Animating the dimension value automatically updates not only the sketch but the dependent 3D part. The user interface provides a variety of controls to analyze the motion including step increments, range, loop, pause, and move forward or backward.

Best Fit Circle and Line:

The new Best Fit Circle and Line tools allow the user to draw a circle which is best-fitted through 3 or more defined points or a line through 2 or more points. Points can be extracted from a specified location or from a specific object.

Auto-Numbering Feature:

The Auto-numbering tool allows you to select multiple text entities and have them auto-numbered. Numbers are placed either at the end of each text block or can replace the text block.


Openings Modifier:

A new “Auto Modifier" option has added. With this option enabled, the Opening (wall clipping contour modifier will be generated automatically. Previously the Opening modifier had to be manually defined. If the opening modifier was not defined, then a rectangle (opening extents) was always used to make a hole on the wall. Only 3D objects are used as modifiers.

3D Design and Modeling:

Mass Properties:

By assigning a Material to a 3D Solid object, the Density of that object is applied based upon the Material. Knowing the Density and the Volume of the 3D object enables TurboCAD to display through the Mass Properties tool, that 3D objects or collection of 3D objects’ weight.

Select Feature or Defeature Part:

Using the Facet Editor, you can now select all similar classes of ACIS® Objects – Blend Networks, Blend Sequences, Protrusions or Depressions, of a body part simply by selecting a single facet of that part. A powerful tool for replacing or removing a feature from an imported 3D part with no History.

3D Surface Covering:

Modeling complex 3D shapes is now easier with the introduction of surface covering. Covering is the process of fitting a NURB surface to a set of outer curve boundaries. Covering compliments existing skinning and lofting tools with a technique often used to fill or close openings in surface models. For controlling the interior surface shape, covering also includes the option to specify guide curves. Coverings can be applied to either a 2D or 3D closed profile.

3D Print Check and Repair Tool:

Before sending your design to your 3D printer, gain valuable information about your 3D model regarding its printability. This new tool will effectively identify any issue in your design before sending it to the printer, and allow you to then fix it in TurboCAD. A great tool for saving you time and unnecessary wear and tear on your 3D printer.

ACIS® Update:

The ACIS 3D Modeling engine has been updated to version 29.0 The Spatial ACIS (SAT, SAB, ASAT import/export) is updated to support the latest ACIS formats (28.0, 29.0).

Rendering and Visualization:

Flat Shot:

The new Flat Shot tool allows users to create a 2D view of a 3D object, including visible and invisible lines, and then save that view in the Blocks Palette. A great tool for creating stunning presentations!


New Professional Mechanical CAD File Formats Added:

New support of Import and Export file filters from the leading, professional mechanical CAD products. Including: CATIA, Inventor, NX, Parasolid, ProE, Solid Edge, SolidWorks, and VDA-FS From CATIA.

AutoCAD® and SketchUp Files:

TurboCAD now supports Import/Export of the AutoCAD 2020 DWG and DXF file formats, and Import/Export of SketchUp 2020 SKP file format.


Design Custom Cabinets & Furniture with Ease

TurboCAD Furniture Maker is a powerful plug-in to TurboCAD Deluxe, Pro and Platinum. More than just furniture creation, TurboCAD Furniture Maker helps you quickly design and edit custom cabinets, shelves, windows and doors, as well as a variety of home and office furniture. TurboCAD Furniture Maker then makes it easy to put your completed symbols into production. It’s a must have plug-in for architects, woodworkers, or anyone using TurboCAD for interior architectural design.


TurboCAD Furniture Maker comes with a library of kitchen, home and office furniture symbols, including chairs, tables, cabinets, and new freestanding appliances. Easily swap doors, knobs, hinges, clamps, office table footing, shelf footing, window and door panels, and more, even change dimensions to fit your need. Customize with 1,800 modern materials, or use materials already in TurboCAD. 


Tutorials and drawing examples help you quickly learn the software. Whether you’re looking to create custom furniture for manufacturing, or simply want to place furniture in your architectural designs for space planning, TurboCAD Furniture Maker helps you can create them on the fly with incredible ease.


TurboCAD Furniture Maker simplifies putting your completed furniture designs into production with tools to optimize cuts and eliminate waste, simplify ordering of parts, and furniture production.


Key Features

Get Started Right Away

Quickly learn how to use TurboCAD Furniture Maker (TCFM) to speed the design of custom cabinets and furniture with the included step-by-step audio video instruction and getting started guide. Plus, examples offer inspiration and helpful tips. 

Work with Existing Parametric Objects

TurboCAD Furniture Maker comes with hundreds of pre-drawn furniture and cabinet symbols, include sinks and appliances. It also works with all parametric symbols included in your version of TurboCAD. Use TCFM to more easily change the symbols size or material, and save the new symbol to your TurboCAD Symbol Library. TCFM also allows you to resize the configuration of the symbol or any symbol element. 

Create Custom Furniture Symbols

TurboCAD Furniture Maker’s fully layered drawing templates allow users to easily create all cabinets elements – doors, drawer type, base, knobs, shelves, etc., as well as other furniture designs. Users can set up to 18 cabinet elements for easy exchange. 

  • Change dimensions without side-slab deformation
  • Use libraries as supply components
  • Lay tiles on walls and on floors
  • Lay tiles on walls and on floors
  • Create holes in counters or table tops
  • Create your own libraries by changing size and material
  • Add supplemental information to elements
  • Quickly add elements to TurboCAD Drawings and Libraries
  • Export furniture data to CSV or XML format

Quick composition of shelves

Once the vector specifying the direction of shelf composition has been defined, the shelves selected from the TurboCAD Furniture Maker symbol library are automatically aligned next to one another. Furthermore there are many set options, such as distances in X, Y, and Z-axes and the sequence of the shelves may be changed during the insertion. 

Automatic Room and Symbol Dimensions

TurboCAD Furniture Maker can dimension a room in one click, including windows and doors. When installation utility symbols such as water, gas, electricity, waste, lights, etc. are installed into walls of your drawing, they are also automatically dimensioned. Dimensions can be subsequently edited and symbol position can be changed. 


TurboCAD Furniture Maker allows users to set up predefined rules so it’s easier to change the material of elements and edges, and the size for selected elements. Each type of furniture can have a Style defined. Style defines various material assignments for door edges, fittings, size and parameters. 

Easy Navigation and 2D/3D Views

2D and 3D icons offer easy switching over between 2D schemes and 3D symbol display. TurboCAD Furniture Maker also uses cameras to quickly view 2D designs in 3D. Simply choose a view point and view direction and immediately obtain the required perspective view. You can even pre-defined the resulting picture quality and save as a JPG file. 

Copy Element Parameters

Copy parameters (Type, ID, Excess), and especially helpful option when working with cabinets. Simple select element (source) and with parameters you wish to copy and click the “Copy parameters” button. Then check the elements (destination) or where you want the parameters copied and click done. 

Area Definition and Export

Select a particular area of your TurboCAD drawing, capturing the symbols contained within that area. Use the DAEX CUT utility to see all of the associated information in the area. 

Disassemble Cabinet to Plane

A project documentation button allows you to take a 3D cabinet symbol and instant disassemble it, so it appears in pieces on a 2D plane to more easily get it ready for cutting. 

DYNALOG support

TurboCAD Furniture Maker offers BXF import support, the export data format for DYNALOG, Blum’s best-selling planning and ordering software, for flexible cabinet planning and easy ordering of furniture fittings. TCFM can load cabinet designs with bore holes and a list of fittings from the DYNALOG program. TCFM can then further assign materials, edit dimensions, generate a bill of materials, and generate optimized cut-to-measure plans. 

DAEX CUT Calculating and Optimizing Module

TurboCAD Furniture Maker comes with the DAEX CUT software module for putting the parts of your completed symbols into production. Data transfer to DAEX CUT offers data processing of the furniture or cabinets to create parts lists, material totals and more. DAEX CUT saves you money as it optimizes the output for cutting plans. You can even manage customer information and stock of materials for reordering stock from suppliers. 

  • Database enhances speed and flexibility
  • Automatic Numbering of cabinet elements
  • Default edge setting
  • Editable Printed Report Generator
  • Sample Orders
  • Color Coding of Cabinets and Elements for simpler searching of elements on labels
  • Element Type allows users to add specifications like square and length to elements
  • Two-way data transfer so if you change cabinet dimensions, excess, materials, etc. in the DAEX CUT module, you can save the changes back to the TCFM file

Production Module

TurboCAD Furniture Maker’s production module simplifies production and optimizes the manufacturing of cabinets, furniture, and furniture elements. 

  • Get dimensions of consumed materials and identify offcuts usable for further processing
  • Optimize cut patterns; Set calculations to a minimum number of cuts for rapid cutting, or to a maximum yield with minimum consumption of material
  • Take the edge thickness into account; whether it should be subtracted from the total dimension of the cut plate or not.
  • View the structure of data elements composing the furniture, shelves, or cabinets
  • Create a sub-set in the furniture (shelf) set
  • Filter Square Parts in Orders
  • Color Code Assemblies on Labels
  • Pre-define the wood grain direction (along X- or Y–axis) on the table top.
  • Define allowances in X- or Y-direction for each area element

Order Module

The ordering module simplifies the ordering of furniture materials and offers from suppliers, with flexible options for easy customization. 

  • Generate reports for Orders and Offers – See example
  • Mass insert data into selected lines
  • Get a column total, summing the repeated elements in the furniture set.
  • Insert independent elements into the order without including them in the set
  • Pre-define most used print sets
  • Combine Orders
  • Filter Offers and Orders
  • Manage supplier information
  • Add Suppliers to Materials directly from the Order Module

Business Module

The business module offers flexible options for running your business your way. 

  • Customer Address Lists - Pull information you’ve collected about customers including date of orders/delivery
  • Structured database that’s easy to edit
  • Automatic Assignment of Price Surcharges to the TYP (typical cabinets) and ATYP (atypical cabinet) cabinet groups
  • Relation of Assembly Types (typical, atypical or totally atypical
  • Relation of Attributes of categories to display in printed reports of orders and offers
  • Universal Change option to change operations in entire orders
  • Calculation of the number of hours for operations
  • Material Price Option to change the material price relative to the excess material
  • Overwriting Price Option to change the total price for module group items by overwriting the price
  • VAT Controls to change the VAT in Order and in Assortment
  • Catalogue Display shows the catalogue of cabinets in orders
  • High quality output for cutting plans and cutting plans with edges – See example
  • Bill of Materials Reports
  • Stock of Materials report for reordering stock from suppliers – See example
  • Reports of trade offers, orders, and material consumption by suppliers
  • Printable Labels – See example
  • Import/export of data regarding elements – See example
  • Data Exports from orders in XLS and CSV formats

Furniture Maker Plugin:

1. Full 64-bit compatibility

2. Newly Designed vector icons for both Ribbon and Default UI's

3. New options for composing according to vector tool:

a. A new option allows for insertion of the sets aligned to the front edge. This is useful when the cabinets have different depths. During inserting the sets, you can change the Y and Z distance
b. Furniture Maker now ignores text that is overlapping the size of 3D model. Rather, it maintains the correct cabinet size when exporting to DAEX CUT. 
c. You can choose which library you can see in the compose according to vector window. 
d. There is now a simplified assigning of preview for library symbols inthe Compose according to vector window. 

e. Visible content of all inserted sets that are editable

Now you can set the vector once and create the row of lower and upper cabinets by using “New series” that starts the inserting of the cabinets from the beginning of the vector again. Previously you had to set the vector for lower and upper cabinets separately.

4. Create the hole into the worktop:

Now you can “create the hole into the worktop” for the sink just by one click. Place the sink on the worktop and click on the icon “Creation of working holes”

5. Export JPG in active view:

The new setting allows you to select the correct setting of the generated JPG output and to select a report for its export to DAEX-CUT. The options ensure the correct size of the image and its loading (for example) into the order.

6. The tool create Floor/Ceiling has been expanded:

You now have the choice of creating these automatically, as well as manually.

7. The tool view for IS dimensions is simplified:

Now, you no longer need to define the Work plane by 3 points on the wall - you need only to touch the wall by the arrow.

New in DAEX Cut Module:

1. Optimization All:

Optimization All – output overview of cutting plans in bookmarks for each material.

2. Time-Stamped Backups:

Each time you save the order its backup is created market with time stamp. It is possible to go back to these backups.

3. Well-arranged design of assortment:

Assortments are a range of length materials, square materials and piece materials that are in the DAEX CUT database. DAEX CUT can then save or load items from its own assortment. User can save the item into the assortment in DAEX CUT or import it from CSV file, where they define ID, type item, dimensions, price, and other variables.

4. There is a new column - Last Edited order:


New Features

Furniture Maker Plugin:

1. Full 64-bit compatibility

2. Newly Designed vector icons for both Ribbon and Default UI's

3. New UI design and dark mode of TCFM:


4. TCFM tools enabled for you to use in Suppress Hidden Lines render mode and perspective view.:


5. You no longer must draw the line to generate a worktop. Simply select cabinets and click Generate to create a worktop:


6. The list of cabinets is now viewable in a thumbnail format, allowing you to quickly find the one you need to use!:


7. Select whether you want to search desired material by ID or Name:


8. Vector Rename:

Want to go back to Composing according vector dialog and apply functions on already inserted cabinets? Go for it, version 21 makes it possible!

9. In version 21, you will find a current range of wood product textures from Egger and Kronospan:


1. Materials are now ranked according their type (square, length, or piece material) in the Materials table and the Operations listed in order

2.In the Material and Operations table, materials are highlighted in the currently selected part of the Tree below:

3.You can enlarge or reduce the preview size of the Cutting Plan:

4. From the top menu bar you always see the Order ID in the Optimization window:

5. The list of Materials by Suppliers now includes their logos:


6. Window layouts are now saved automatically in version 21. You can drag the columns in the order you want to have them displayed, and have them set this way the next time you open program.

7. Now you can go back to the time backup of the order. After every saving of the order its backup is created.

8. There is a new column “Order“ in the Optimization tab – you can now see to which Order the part belongs.

9. The process of Adding files to file Archives is now much easier to do.

10. You can move the Order to the desired file directly in the tab Order list.

11. You can make visible only those columns that you need to use in the List of Columns.

System Requirements

TurboCAD Furniture Maker v21 requires the 64-bit version of TurboCAD Deluxe, TurboCAD Pro or TurboCAD Platinum version 2019, 2020.