As the world increasingly moves to smart phones and tablets, apps have become standard tools for engaging customers.

They are also highly practical methods for testing and measurement on-the-go. Woodworkers use them to snap photos of finishes for color and species matching, or to remotely tap into business operating systems.

Apps are also a great tool for outreach to end consumers of cabinetry and furniture, even when customers are buying through third parties. From hardwood selectors to the Stanley level, here is a selection of apps we love. Find them at the Google Play and iTunes store.

Andersen Home Styles

APA Products Report

ARE Supplier Connect

Bosch Rexroth GoTo

Graham Wood Doors

White River Catalog

Lumber Liquidators Floorfinder

Precision Woodwork Ltd.

Rev-A-Shelf Products

Rexroth Go-To App

Square Credit Card Reader

Stanley Level Wood

The HON Gallery

Wagner Meters WoodH20

Wellborn Mobile

Kraftmaid MyStyle

American Hardwoods Species Guide

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