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This is the second article on the early Virginian desk that was presented at Colonial Williamsburg at the conference, "Working Wood in the 18th C." My last article showed the lower section (the Frame...view details
Again, I attended the Colonial Williamsburg Conference Working Wood in the 18th Century. This year's subject was Desks and the conference leadership, Cabinetmakers, and Joiners presented five...view details
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Learn the art and science of designing furniture in SketchUp with Fine Woodworking's official blog. Moderated by a devoted community of woodworkers, we feature step-by-step SketchUp tutorials on designing components, downloads of pre-built 3D models of furniture parts, and news and information about the evolving world of digital furniture design.
Basic SketchUp Tutorials
Learn the basics of building furniture in SketchUp with these classic posts from the Design. Click. Build. blog.
Creating a Project Plan in SketchUp
How I Draw in SketchUp
Axes in SketchUp
The SketchUp Move Tool
The SketchUp Rotate Tool
The SketchUp Scale Tool
Materials, Colors, and Textures
Applying Wood Grain Skins in SketchUp
Easy Dovetail Joints in SketchUp
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