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Sharpening up SketchUp for Web
In SketchUp for Web, we are still exploring the possibilities of a web-enabled SketchUp. We’re proud to share the latest upgrades to SketchUp for Web.
[Skill Builder] Getting Around in SketchUp for Web
Have you heard of SketchUp for Web? Today, we give you a light introduction to the product. In this video, we will go through the differences between the web interface and the standard desktop interfa
[Season 2, Episode 4] SketchUp Talk: The DIY movement
In this SketchUp Talk episode, we talk DIY. What is DIY? We believe it is best described as a movement or a culture.
Live Modeling a Garden Shed
Watch our replay of the Garden Shed live model! You are sure to pick up some tips for your own garden shed design.
Creating a Deck
Trying to model your own deck? Check out our LIVE model where we build a deck.
Crafting woodworking projects with Johnny Brooke
Meet YouTube-extraordinaire and woodworking expert, Johnny Brooke. He runs his own website, called Crafted Workshop, focusing on creating how-to videos on woodworking, DIY and home improvement.
[Skill Builder] JPG vs PNG import files in SketchUp
Inspired by Dan Brown's 3D Basecamp presentation, we dive into how to handle and use different types of files when creating a large SketchUp model. Follow along as we show you some tricks on how to ke
[Skill Builder] Create a seamless tiling texture in SketchUp
Customize your SketchUp model by creating your own tiling textures. Don't settle for hard lines and inconsistent colors. Instead, create smooth transitions from tile to tile.
Top Tips for Fabrication
Learn best practices and SketchUp workflow tips specifically for fabrication. We sit down with Eric Schimelpfenig as he shows us how to make your 3D printing and CNC machining workflows smoother.
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[Quick Win] Creating a perforated surface in SketchUp
Are you creating geometry that has a bunch of holes in it? This can be a tedious task. Check out this Quick Win to see how you can quickly and easily create a perforated surface.
Built in SketchUp: Kit&Co
You bring the wood. We got the rest. Meet Kit&Co., a design and fabrication company that makes furniture kits, but not just your regular furniture kits, really unique ones.
[Skill Builder] How to create custom tiling material in SketchUp
Trying to create your own custom floor or tiling? With SketchUp, you can import almost any image and use it as a material or texture in your model.
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In the shop with the Woodbrew Crew
Meet Dylan and Molly from the Woodbrew Crew. This dynamic (maker) duo specializes in woodworking, metalworking, other DIY projects.
[Quick Win] Use Section Planes to view inside a completed model
Trying to work inside a completed model? Try using Section Planes as a temporary tool to peek and work inside your model, unimpeded by the front half of your building or project.
[Season 1, Episode 4] SketchUp Talk: What it means to be a Maker with Eric Schimelpfenig
In this SketchUp Talk with Eric Schimelpfenig we learn what it means to be a maker when designing, building., and fabricating using SketchUp.
[Quick Win] Resizing your circle with cardinal points
Did you know that when you draw a circle the corners that meet the axis are called cardinal points? If you click on those cardinal points, you can quickly and easily resize your circle.
SketchUp Live Modeling Furniture
In this live modeling session, we cover workflow tips for modeling furniture.
[Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model
We give you a few tips on how to optimize your large SketchUp model to prevent it from being too slow while you are working on it.
[Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups
Trying to edit your geometry? Simplify your process by selecting your outer group, choosing Outliner, and then navigating into your nested group.
[Skill Builder] How to Create Print Outs for your Woodworking Projects in LayOut
Now that you've seen how to prep your furniture or other woodworking projects for LayOut, we wanted to follow up with next steps.