When not supporting the sales team as a sales engineer, Aaron spends his free time designing things in SketchUp. That's it. That's all he does... oh, and he likes backpacking, skiing, drawing, painting, sculpting, and spending time with his family!
In case you haven't heard, there is an incredible SketchUp extension available that will allow you to create models of entire cities in just a few clicks! PlaceMaker has been available for a few months now, and we are still regluarly wowed with the models that are being generated.
I remember way back when I started learning SketchUp, I wanted to draw a robot. I wanted the robot to have a nice smooth domed head. I was able to do so… kind of. Initially my geometry looked great and smooth, but as I edited it and changed the geometry, some of the edges were showing up and ruining the smoothness of my robo-dome!
LayOut 2017 is available, and you know what that means! That’s right! Massive improvements to DWG and DXF output. This release includes several enhancements that will help SketchUp and LayOut fit into your CAD workflow like never before.
Don’t you just hate it when you download a sweet looking model from 3D Warehouse and your plans to print it out on your 3D printer are thwarted when you find that the model is not a solid? What do you do when you need to get an extruded PLA copy of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai, and you need it now?
Don’t panic! Fortunately, I needed a printable scaled version of the US Capitol Building, and recorded the process of transforming the unprintable into a manifold solid (manifold is a