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
August 2, 2017
Tim Killen shows you how SketchUp can help do more than design a piece, it can help you build it!
July 19, 2017
In the last few weeks I’ve had emails from three or four new users asking essentially the same question: “What is the easiest way to create the parts for a project and then assemble them to look like the finished piece?”
July 5, 2017
SketchUp helps create Tim Killen's full-size templates for a Chippendale classic
June 7, 2017
Tim Killen and the Diablo Woodworkers go back to school, and help introduce a new generation to woodworking
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