SWOOD : Boost your SOLIDWORKS woodworking projects with SWOOD Design, CAM and Nesting. Create your programs and manufacturing documents directly into SOLIDWORKS with full associativity

SWOOD Overview

3D CAD CAM for Woodworking

Boost your SOLIDWORKS woodworking projects with SWOOD Design, CAM and Nesting. Create your programs and manufacturing documents directly into SOLIDWORKS with full associativity.

  • Streamline the process from CAD to Machine
  • Export more information to production
  • Capabilities to develop new products range
  • High-end products
  • New sector (meat & cheese)
  • Innovations & Patents


SWOOD Design : Features for woodworking inside SOLIDWORKS

SWOOD Design makes it easier to achieve your woodworking projects.Design faster using drag & drop.


  • Design faster
  • Production ready design (Reliability, design rules homogenized)
  • Storage of customized and reusable parametric items
  • Woodworking dedicated reporting

Tools included

  • Moulding positioning
  • Parametric panel library
  • Material library including decor or grain direction
  • Cabinet Design – Copy a frame from your library and fill it dragging SWOODBoxes and Connectors features
  • SWOODBox – Allows creation of a multitude of design scenarios, easily editable once inserted in the defined zone.
  • Fill your furniture with elements (doors, drawers, shelves …), including hardware and machining of adjacent parts.
  • Connectors including traditional (mortise & tenon) or mechanical (swivel pins, cams) types of joint
  • Fittings – Insert your cabinet and link its dimensions to a layout sketch

SWOOD Rendering Gallery

SWOOD CAM : Machining and producing woodworking inside SOLIDWORKS

SWOOD CAM manages NC machines dedicated to woodworking and their technologies. Create your programs and production documents directly inside SOLIDWORKS.



  • Native management of the woodworking machinery technologies
  • Easy to use
  • Associativity with SWX models and machining rules based on SWX models
  • Storage of reusable machining strategies
  • Export of full project data (cut list, tool list, cup position, programs, …)

Tools included

  • Customise NC machine code
  • Machining macros library
  • Automatic worktable management
  • Multiple positioning
  • Batch encoding and manufacturing documents export on full project
  • Automatic and optimised drilling with drilling aggregate
  • Manufacturing treeview in Feature Manager
  • Tools, Aggregates and Machining Macros libraries in Task Pane
  • Insert library items by drag-and-drop
  • A large amount of NC machines already managed thanks to customisable machine code
  • Customised production documents generated (Cut list, Hardware list, Labels)
  • Full associativity between SOLIDWORKS geometric entities and machining
  • Additional machining rules defined using configuration, custom properties and features status.
  • Automatic and optimised drilling with drilling aggregate with full associativity.

SWOOD Success Story

OCF, based in Sigournais in the Vendée French department, is a creator and manufacturer for refrigerated displays and other furniture for catering trade.

Our goal is to assist our customers with professionalism and listening during their projects, from draft to final execution.

Since 1930, Etablissements GAIO has manufactured kitchens and high-end interior fittings.

We create for those looking for exclusivity.

With 80 years of experience in woodworking, the company GUITTENY offers its expertise in carpentry / design, Stairs, Wood Formwork in Nantes (French City).

The company GUITTENY has maintained over time its image of reliability. Our customers know they can count on our people and it is their satisfaction which attests to the quality of our products and services

We found SWOOD CAM as the best solution integrated inside SOLIDWORKS to solve our initial issue transferring programs for curved furniture to our CNC. During the years, we integrated the full SWOOD solution. This allows us to save time and standardize our projects despite our custom furniture manufacturing.

Pierre-Jean Suaudeau – Industrial manager