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Designing in SketchUp

Designing in SketchUp

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A key benefit with SketchUp is the ability to work through design alternatives. I typically find I'm developing about ten versions of a piece of furniture before ready to go to the shop. Along the...

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A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles 2

A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles 2

Last time I introduced the Coffin and its complex angles. I showed the early design process of the model, and developed the bottom shape, the Foot End and the Side. I explained that the design should...

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A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles

A Coffin - An Exercise in Angles

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This simple looking box, can turn out to be a challenge in SketchUp and in the shop. The angles create the difficulty, particularly in corner joinery - in this case being dovetails. The video shows...

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Casket

Casket

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I was asked by a close friend to build him a casket.  He was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer and had 2-6 months to live.  I was honored to build it.  As a woodworker, it was a very enjoyable...

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Coffin Grandfather Clock- Chronos Muertos!

Coffin Grandfather Clock- Chronos Muertos!

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The idea for this came about when I was building a coffin shaped shelf for a friend of mine. I designed the clock myself and purchased the clock componets from Klockit. I started with the basic...

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