Easel supports dividing a single project up into multiple workpieces. This allows you to plan out a multi-part project within one Easel file, instead of having the project workpieces split into multiple Easel projects.
By saving each phase of your project in a separate workpiece, there's no need to jump between multiple Easel projects. The pop-up menu at the bottom of Easel allows you to quickly and easily maneuver between all the different workpieces for your project. Viewing the workpieces together helps you maintain cohesion and consistency for different elements in complex projects.
Each workpiece gets its own canvas for design elements, as well as its own bit, material, and cut settings.
Workpieces are useful for a number of different use cases, including:
Projects with different elements from different materials:
Projects with the same element from different materials:
To create a new workpiece, you can click the “+” button in the workpiece tray at the bottom of the Easel:
Or you can “duplicate” an existing workpiece, including its design elements and settings, from the workpiece context menu. You can also use the context menu to delete a workpiece, or to rename a workpiece. Names can make it easier to tell workpieces apart, for you or those you share your project with.