February 26, 2009
This week my scanner malfunctioned and I was faced with creating a turning without the benefit of the scanned-imported image. I was on a tight schedule, so there was pressure…
February 24, 2009
Turning a complex table leg in SketchUp
February 20, 2009
More ways to improve the appearance of dimensions in your SketchUp models.
I'm often asked to have a look at SketchUp files for suggestions on getting around a problem. Most often the files have default settings based on the template Product Design…
February 14, 2009
A short demonstration of the Unfold plugin
February 12, 2009
A couple of methods for improving the appearance of dimensions in your SketchUp model.
Dimensioning in SketchUp can be tricky, so I find it important to stick to some basic rules as follows:1. Don't place dimensions within a component with one exception - dimensions…
January 30, 2009
As mentioned in my last post, I attended the recent Williamsburg Conference on "Working Wood in the 18th Century". One of the show pieces was a Federal Dressing Table presented…
January 24, 2009
Here's a method to create a twist in a spindle.
January 23, 2009
I don't use it that often, but when I do the "Align View" function is very helpful. It comes in handy when I'm making a full-size template of a component's…
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