Tutorial 3

Create Cutting Schedule for Full Height with Divider

From Main menu click Cutting


Enter Customer name and email and click NEXT

Choose material shutter will be made of, either poly vinyl or wood

Poly Vinyl Shutters Louvered

Wood Shutters Louvered

For this example we choose Poly Vinyl and see current settings displayed

For tutorial to change settings click here

Click Poly –> choose louvers

select size and type of louver required

2 1/2″ Louver with aluminium reinforcing

A    2 1/2 inches   63.5 mm 
B    0 7/16 inches   11.11 mm 

Click Poly –> choose stiles

choose two types of stile (1) square stile and (2) either rabbited or astragal stile

examples shown below

2″ Beaded hollow square stile

A   2 0 inches   50.8 mm 
B    1 0 inches   25.4 mm 

2″ beaded Astragal hollow stile

A   2 0 inches   50.8 mm 
B    1 0 inches   25.4 mm 
C    0 1/2 inches   12.7 mm 

Click Poly –> choose rails

choose a top and a bottom rail type and size these can be the same or different

4″ Rail solid

A    4 0 inches   101.6 mm 
B    0 3/4 inches   19 mm 

select rail for top rail Top
select rail for bottom rail Bottom

If a divider is required Click Poly –> choose dividers

If no divider is required you can miss this out

Click Poly –> choose frames

Choose frame style – 4 sided, 3 sided, cafe style, sides only or no frame

4 sided

3 sided

cafe style

 sides only

no frame

If a frame is required choose the type of frame

1″ beaded L Frame solid

A    1 0 inches   25.4 mm 
B    1 7/8 inches   47.63 mm 
C    1 3/8 inches   34.92 mm 

Click Poly –> choose control

Select control rod size and type

Tilt Rod

A    0 5/8 inches   15.9 mm 
B    0 1/2 inches   12.7 mm 

Click style –> choose shutter style


Click Height –> choose Add Louvers

click + or – to add or subtract louvers above the divider rail

click + or – to add or subtract louvers below the divider rail

Add louvers until the Total height before cutting
is equal or greater than required fitting height

With experience you will be able to know how many louvers are required above and below the divider rail so it will be in the correct location

Total Height Before Cutting




Click Height –> choose cut rails / panels

choose inches or mm

choose if cutting panels after assembly or cutting rails and stiles before assembly

Amount to cut off top panel or rail

Amount to cut off bottom panel or rail

Click Height –> choose divider

select  From Top to see height of divider as measured from top


select  From Bottom to see height of divider as measured from bottom

If this is not the required position of the divider rail go back and adjust the number of louvers above to lower the divider rail or below to increase the height of the divider rail.

(remember the divider rail height given is the middle of the divider rail and the width of the divider rail should be allowed for)

Click Height –> choose overall height

Check shutter is the required height

Click width –>

choose inches or mm

enter required shutter width and number of panels

choose panel style

Add T Posts if required

Click CALCULATE button

Click cutting–> choose cutting schedule

List of components, sizes and quantities is shown

For more details of each component choose from the list below cutting

Click Assembly–>

here you can change the opening configuration  and louver controls of each panel

Click save–>

Enter customer’s name, shutter reference (ie living room #1) and color

click SAVE Button

You will be redirected to choose material –> and may add another shutter

return to main menu  click shutter  at top left of page