Woodshop Widget

The Woodshop Widget, an iPhone and now iPad app has had an upgrade.

It is still one of very few woodworking based apps available, and joins an even more select group being able to work natively on the iPad.

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There is a board volume/ price calculator

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A timber comparison, comparing gravity, hardness, tangential and radial shrinkage. The last two is particularly useful when making items combining different types of timber, so assist avoiding splits caused by seasonal movement.

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A fraction converter

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A movement calculator, showing the amount of expected movement based on starting and finishing temperatures and humidity.

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A shellac mixing calculator

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And a square calculator

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It incorporates a decent (and increasing) library of timbers, including Australian Blackwood, Purpleheart, Jarrah and many others.

Available from the Apple app store. Costs around a whole $4 or so.
Woodshop Widget Website

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