[Skill Builder] All about Guide Lines
Sacagawea, Marco Polo, Tenzing Norgay... What do these folks have in common? Not only were they all potenti...
School is back in session: new features in SketchUp for Schools
It's back to school time, which means awesome new features for those of you teaching with SketchUp for Schools.
SketchUp Extension Inspection: Solid Inspector
Taking inspiration from a 2018 3D Basecamp presentation, Aaron takes a closer look at the extension, Solid Inspector. This extension is great for 3D printing, but is also useful for solid tools (addin
[Quick Win] Bright Back Face Color
Sometimes it can be difficult to tell what is a front and what is a backface. Check out this Quick Win to see how to make the difference easy to see!
[Quick Win] Zoom Selection
Have you ever heard of Zoom Selection? No? Good thing you are here! Check out Mark's tip on using Zoom Selection from the context menu to fill your SketchUp window with exactly what you are working on
[Quick Win] Auto Fold
60 seconds is all it takes to be even better at SketchUp! If you do not know what auto fold is, or how it works, let Aaron show you the ways in this Quick Win!
Extension Inspection: Material Resizer
Take control of the size of the images in your SketchUp file. Material Resizer is now available on Extension Warehouse! Download for free: https://extensions.sketchup.com/en/content/material-resizer
Extension Inspection: TrueBend
SketchUp is simple and powerful, and so are the best extensions. TrueBend by Thomthom doesn't disappoint. It allows you to bend geometry with a single click. True Bend on Extension Warehouse: https:
SketchUp Extension Inspection: DropGC
Falling down is terrible... So is dropping your coffee.. Or a plate full of cheeseburgers. But when things drop in SketchUp, it's fun! get the most our of SketchUp dropping with this little Extension
Facebook Live: SketchUp to LayOut (August 30, 2017)
This week on SketchUp Live: Watch as Aaron swiftly models a chair in SketchUp using 2D reference images, and then passes that SketchUp file over to Josh for some final touches in LayOut.
SketchUp Extension Inspection: Mini Extension Extravaganza
What's simpler than a single mouse click? Nothing! That's why we like these three "mini" Extensions for SketchUp! Improve your productivity with a single click (or three). Weld - https://extensions.s
Yestermorrow Semester Program: A Hands-On Design/Build Education
Yestermorrow is a non-profit organization in Vermont that teaches the design and building process combined together, translating theory into practice. Their semester program, in partnership with UMass
3D Warehouse: Likes
3D Warehouse: Updating a Model
3D Warehouse: Commenting
3D Warehouse: Uploading Models
Fat Pencil Studio: Building and Organizing Models for Presentation
Joshua Cohen of Fat Pencil Studio talks through his process for construction logistics modeling including creating a base model, adding logistics and phasing information, and tips for presenting. http
A brighter future for one SketchUp classroom in Brazil
Early exposure to software and technology was hard to find in some areas of Campinas, Brazil... until Isabella Giacomin and Lais Tatagiba decided to change that.
[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.
[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. Follow along a
[Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model