December 18, 2008
Often I find myself fairly complete with a model design, yet have second thoughts about the overall size or configuration. Or following a presentation to a customer, adjustments and...
December 11, 2008
A demonstration showing how to quickly layout and "cut" dovetails.
About two weeks ago, I showed the beginning steps involved in making the SketchUp model of a Ladder Back Chair - mainly the creation of the Back Posts. In this…
December 5, 2008
Adding a bit of depth to a drawer.
December 3, 2008
I'm teaching another woodworking group this week, and am reminded how important initial setup steps simplify SketchUp and reduce frustration. I described many of these steps in a February 2008…
November 27, 2008
I've emphasized often, the benefits in the shop of having full-size templates as an output from the SketchUp model. Until now, I've created these templates one-by-one, printing as jpgs or…
November 23, 2008
An overview of how I created shop drawings for Tim Rousseau's Frame and Pannel Cabinet Video Workshop.
November 20, 2008
Following my last post, I felt somewhat uncomfortable about taking a short-cut with the Back Post. Rather than executing a bowed bend for the upper section of the Back Post,…
November 17, 2008
A few of the new features in SketchUp 7
Here is the method I use to start the SketchUp modeling of an 18th C Ladder Back Armchair.
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