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  • Winner Announcement: Challenge #273: Kitchen Appliances

    The winner of previous Challenge #273: Kitchen Appliances is...Modern Coffee Maker by Payal Sinha. Congratulations on your win! Yo...

  • Openwork Vase: Part 2 – Shape Bender

    In Part 1 of this series, I left off with the three objects needed for the Shape Bender extension. I have the model to be bent (the trellis), a straig...

  • No more hide glue in my armpits

    And other benefits to shop heating and cooling...

  • How to get a cutlist from your SketchUp model

    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...

  • Part 55: Finish Phase – Wall board

    (Introduction, Syllabus, 1.Prelims, 1-4Precon, 2. Excavation, 3.Foundation, 4.Framing, 5.Close-In, 6.Roofing, 7.MEP, 8.Finish ) The most common type o...

  • Openwork Vase: Part 1 – Setup

    I wasn’t sure what to title this series, but this is what I created in SketchUp:   So “openwork vase” makes sense to me. I firs...

  • My Sketchy summer: a SketchUp internship

    SketchUp is so much more than 3D for everyone: it’s an expanding global community that creates the objects, spaces, and places of tomorrow. As a stu...

  • Color by Layer

    If you don’t use layers while modeling in SketchUp, you’re missing out. Especially if you create or use complex models with lots of entour...

  • STL 148: Rust prevention and favorite jigs

    Plus, the guys talk about the new issue, curved scrapers, prefinishing dos and don't, milling lumber for a workbench top, and dive into what perfectio...

  • Binzen Blog: A visit with Len Cullum

    Outtakes from a photo shoot When I visited Len Cullum at his shop in Seattle this summer to shoot photos for his article on making Japanese-style sawh...

  • Save the date: 3D Basecamp 2018 is coming...

    Got plans September 24 - 28th, 2018? Now you do! We cordially invite you, our excellent SketchUp friend, to join us in Palm Springs, California for...

  • Upgrading a planer to a segmented cutterhead – part 1

    One of the best upgrades you can do to a planer is to install a segmented cutterhead, and in this two-part blog Rollie takes you through the process...

  • A new architectural archetype: 3D Warehouse

    An accomplished architect and artist from Mexico, Andres Souto is no stranger to thought-provoking design. His most recent (and award-winning) project...

  • Carving Class with The Master, Dimitrios Klitsas

    It was hard carving away what I considered my best work—really hard—but now my best work is better...

  • SketchUp 3D Challenge #274: Rafting

    Challenge Period: Monday, 9 October 2017 - Sunday, 22 October 2017View Challenge EntriesRaftingFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaRafting and white ...

  • Vote Now: SketchUp 3D Challenge #273: Kitchen Appliances

    Voting Closes: Thursday, 19 October 2017 @ 2:00PM PDTChallenge #273: Kitchen Appliances has come to a close. Thanks for the awesome entries!...


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