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[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 ...
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.
Taking a ride with Connor Wood Bicycles
Chris Connor's ridable wooden bikes share the functional beauty of a well-designed building.
Hammerstone: Carpentry for Women
After realizing the lack of women in woodworking, Maria Klemperer-Johnson founded the Hammerstone School of Carpentry for Women.
SketchUp Success for Woodworkers: Define and conquer
In woodworking, there’s a sound, logical sequence of steps you need to take from start to finish.
The Whimsical Furniture of Anne Bossert
Anne Bossert is a mixed media artist specializing in custom furniture. Watch as she creates functional and playful pieces that bring levity to everyday experiences.
The value of "clean modeling"
See how David Heim, a veteran book and magazine editor at Fine Woodworking magazine, uses SketchUp to apply clean modeling principals to all of his woodworking projects.
A pedal-powered lathe in SketchUp
David Heim shares his talented woodworking skills by showing us unique pedal-powered lathe designs he created using SketchUp.
Talking woodworking, design, and YouTube with Chris Salomone
In our interview with Chris Salomone, we are given a full walkthrough on woodworking, design, and his popular YouTube channel.
A SketchUp-made woodworker
Learn more about SketchUp-made woodworker, Anderson Heagy. He uses Sketchup to combine design his high-end furniture for his own line, TRIM.
[Season 1, Episode 5] SketchUp Talk: SketchUp for Woodworkers with Dave Richards
Learn how to use SketchUp for woodworkers in this SketchUp Talk with Dave Richards, a "forum sage" that's willing to answer most (if not all) questions about SketchUp.
Bob Lang, Woodworker
Woodworker Bob Land knows how costly mistakes can be and how important it is to perfect designs before construction. Find out how SketchUp can increase your project efficiency.
Turn a Pad-Foot Leg in the Queen Anne style… in SketchUp
Adapted from Dave Richards' SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers - Advanced Techniques, we created a step-by-step tutorial on how to build a pad-foot leg.
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.
[Skill Builder] How to build a sphere in SketchUp in 6 seconds
As a SketchUp user, you should be able to draw a sphere from scratch in just a couple of seconds. In this Skill Builder, we show you how to use the Circle command plus Follow Me to do just this! Try
Optimize your workflow with a library of custom third-party extensions.
From 3D model to 2D drawings, translate your true design intent.
[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
[Quick Win] Customize your edge color in SketchUp
Trying to add a little more customization to your SketchUp model? Rather than making your model the same color throughout, try changing the color of your edges. Follow along as we show you how to cust
[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.
[Quick Win] Use Section Planes to view inside a completed model