July 1, 2020
Tim Killen uses a SketchUp plug-in, Fredo Curvaloft Skin Contours, to help him model a complex shape on a challenging Queen Anne leg.
June 4, 2020
SketchUp makes it easy to explain technical details, including a way to show phantom lines demonstrating how pieces connect
May 7, 2020
When inventing a new design, Tim Killen doesn't see a need for a cardboard mock-up. He jumps right into SketchUp, guided by rough handmade pencil sketches.
April 2, 2020
SketchUp master Tim Killen demonstrates how he "flattens" shapes in SketchUp to use as templates in the real world.
March 4, 2020
Tim Killen finds it extremely helpful in the shop to have multiple views of the components from different angles and positions. SketchUp makes this possible by using various Scenes with separate dimensions used in different layers.
February 10, 2020
SketchUp master Tim Killen recreates an antique saw vise both virtually and in his shop
December 25, 2019
Using the power of SketchUp, Tim Killen shows his method for capturing the design of an oak sideboard from a magazine picture.
November 14, 2019
Tim Killen demonstrates how he used SketchUp to help him create the curved stretchers for the nesting tables he's reproducing
October 16, 2019
Tim Killen uses SketchUp to model a set of four tables all diminishing in size and fitting under the largest of the set.
September 4, 2019
Rather than simply read a book on classical architecture, Tim Killen set out to create a Classical Order in SketchUp
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