Best Apps and Calculators for Woodworkers

These apps and calculator programs will turn your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a valuable tool in your shop. You can do things like identify a tree species, calculate board feet, convert measurements, calculate crown molding dimensions, and set up parts layouts and cutting lists.

Leafsnap (free for iOS)
American Species Guide (free for iOS or Android)
WoodMasterHD (.99 for iOS)
Handyman Cal-culator (.99 for Android)
Board Feet Calculator app (.99 for iOS)
Spirit Level Gold (free for iOS)
Anglemeter (free for iOS)
Flying Ruler app (.99 for iOS)

Online Programs:
University of Missouri’s free online board foot calculator –
Calculatorsoup –
Crown Molding Miter and Bevel Finder, a free on-line calculator –
The Wood-shop Calculator (.99) –
Shutter Design Wizard –
Cutlist400, a basic but functional cutout optimizer program –

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