January 17, 2018
A friend of mine called me the other day to tell me he's a new grandpa. He wants to carve a name board for the new cherub but he wanted…
January 3, 2018
Tim Killen shows you his detailed process for tracing images using the arc tool
December 20, 2017
In spindle turning it's common to have transitions from square to turned sections. This is frequently seen on table legs that have a square pommel at the top for the…
December 6, 2017
This is the second of a series on the Chamfered Post Table developed in the eBook "SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers"
November 15, 2017
SketchUp includes a few different wood grain textures, and they can work, but they have their shortcomings. In this blog, Dave Richards shows you how to make your own textures
November 9, 2017
CHAPTER NINE of my Fine Woodworking eBook " SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers" steps through the modeling process of the Chamfered Post Table. This table, made in about 1700, is one…
October 18, 2017
A cutlist isn't that difficult to create by hand, but if you're modeling your projects in SketchUp, there's a far easier way
September 20, 2017
One of the many benefits of using SketchUp in the design of your projects is the ability to get all sorts of useful information out of it automatically. You can…
August 17, 2017
Using acetone to transfer a laser printout to wood, Tim Killen goes from a photo, to SketchUp, and finally, to a beautiful carving
August 16, 2017
Whether you're a SketchUp beginner or have been using it for years, Dave Richards will show you how to totally change the scale of a piece in an efficient manner
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