A Transition from Leg to Stretcher

comments (2) July 13th, 2014 in blogs

DaveRichards David Richards, contributor
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While perusing some of the used furniture sites, I came across a mahogany coffee table designed by Edmund Spance and manufactured in Mexico in 1953. I modeled this coffee table loosely after that one. I was mostly interested in the legs with the smooth transition to the stretchers. This is somewhat similar to pieces by Sam Maloof and others. The process for drawing the leg is fairly straightforward. I used two plugins to make this. First, the Classic Bezier Curve tool from the Bezier Spline tool set and then TIG-Weld plugin. I think both of these are must haves for drawing curves in SketchUp. Here's a bit of video to show how I drew it. 



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goofyfoot82 goofyfoot82 writes: In finding this site from a pearl of wisdom passed to me from the SU forums. There is a lot of info supplied to the masses regardless of your experience or lack of. From establishing work-flow to giving insight of the tools functions. Not only "opening your eye`s" but by lessening the confusion or frustration, in my case. It promotes your imagination and intuitiveness to dare....Thanks for the time and pass this along, all of it...Peace.....
Posted: 6:28 pm on December 2nd

JeffB JeffB writes: Nice work. I enjoyed the video.
Posted: 8:13 pm on July 14th

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