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Topic by yellowtruck75 posted 12-06-2009 04:08 AM 7043 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-06-2009 04:08 AM

After the holidays I am going to start working on redesigning our small kitchen. What would you recommend for kitchen design software, either free or purchase?


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12-07-2009 01:55 AM

You didn’t mention if you want to do all the drawing yourself or have something that figures stud spacing and such for you.

I bought Punch design a couple years ago. It was nice to just drag out a wall and have the program place the studs and stuff. But it took too much work for me to get the details right.

I’m not doing house drawing right now, more furniture and cabinet stuff and have found Google’s SketchUp free to be GREAT for drawing up furniture plans. (Yes, It’s the same Google that you do internet search on. Just Google “SketchUp” on Google

As with any CAD software, you will have to learn how to use it for any type you buy. But once you get the hang of how it works you’ll notice they all have similar functions.

Good luck!

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12-07-2009 02:21 AM

I am not looking to change any walls just rebuild the cabinets and possibly change the kitchen layout. I have used the free programs online but it generaly doesn’t allow you to play with cabinet sizes. I will be building all the cabinets myself so I need something that will allow for some play for sizes.


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12-13-2009 08:06 AM

You can get Google Sketchup Pro for free if you are in the education field or student, I don’t know much about it but it may help you
Google Sketchup Pro

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05-18-2010 09:14 PM

Hi yellowtruck75,

Have you already finished redesigning your small kitchen?

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11-18-2010 10:07 PM

Sounds very interesting regarding the CAD software.

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12-10-2011 02:56 AM


I’m re-modeling my kitchen and I’ve used Google Sketchup to design most of my cabinets. It has a little bit of a learning curve, but once you learn the basics you can design just about anything. I’m glad I took the time to learn it. Also, you can download various appliances and cabinet hardware for free from Google Warehouse (accessible right from the software) to get a good idea of what your finished kitchen will look like. Here is a link to my blog post regarding Sketchup: http://markbriley.wordpress.com

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10-17-2012 10:37 AM

there are many sotware available in market and you can also purchase online for kichen designing… i think Auto_Cat is a best software for designing.

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11-10-2012 05:26 AM

I tthink there are more options available on the market or in the internet that makes your kitchen so beautiful as better you can think and interior design is one of the best idea for you kitchen.

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04-28-2017 09:07 AM

You can visit Youtube to refer some software or try sweet home 3D

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06-04-2018 02:05 PM

I was overwhelmed by the several stone options available for kitchen counter tops and don’t really know that much about stones. I found this great free online tool that helped me with remodeling my kitchen: https://housetipster.com/virtual-rooms/list
It’s all online and is ideal for people who enjoy designing but have a hectic schedule. I was able to see all the various options available for my kitchen with this planning tool. I’m not sure if they have tutorials but you should check it out.

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08-01-2018 02:38 PM

Yes totally agreed with TonyW you can search on Google Sketchup Pro for free

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