Using the Labor Table for Pricing

Cabnetware in general uses Linear or Square footage in calculating the labor values when running a proposal. When setting up a Price List. There is an alternative to this method.

Go to File Setup Pricing and select a price list. Choose Edit.


The Price List is where the Labor values from which most cabinet components are derived. Most cabinets have a labor factor that applies steadily with width, so, as the cabinet gets bigger, more labor is involved. Some cabinets, i.e. corner cabinets, are generally as involved to build when small or large so the labor doesn’t necessarily need to increase linearly. You might use the Labor Table for this pricing method.

Notice in the Method column you can select Lin. Ft, Sq. Ft or L Table. When using L Table this tells the program to look in the Labor Table for the labor cost for the chosen cabinet type.


Click the Labor Table button to access the Labor Table.


In the Labor Table there are Size Ranges at the top for each of the selected cabinet types. Note how in this example for Corner Base, the Min range is 0 and the Max range is 2.5. This corresponds to the Lin. Ft of the Corner Base in the row below. In the Price column the value of 125 is entered. This means that the labor charge for the Corner Base will be $125 for any corner cabinet between 0 and 30 inches in width. The Corner Upper indicates that any corner upper between 0 and 1 foot wide will cost $100 in labor, and $125 if sized between 1 and 3 feet.



If the cabinet width falls outside the largest range that has a Price filled in, the labor price reverts to the Price List, Linear or Square foot schedule.

Check the result on the Bid Report.

(The Labor Table pricing method is available in Cabnetworks, the Detailer and the Case Planner versions of Cabnetware. The Bid Report feature is available in Cabnetworks and the Detailer only).

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