Woodworking

Pre-build your projects before you tackle them in real life. Our resources are just what you need in your 3D toolbox.

  • Crafting woodworking projects with Johnny Brooke

    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.

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  • A SketchUp-made woodworker

    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.

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  • Talking woodworking, design, and YouTube with Chris Salomone

    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.

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  • 3D Warehouse: Uploading Models2:35

    3D Warehouse: Uploading Models

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  • Taking a ride with Connor Wood Bicycles

    Taking a ride with Connor Wood Bicycles

    Chris Connor's ridable wooden bikes share the functional beauty of a well-designed building.

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  • [Season 1, Episode 5] SketchUp Talk: SketchUp for Woodworkers with Dave Richards

    [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.

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  • In the shop with the Woodbrew Crew

    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.

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  • The woodworking wisdom of Dave Richards

    The woodworking wisdom of Dave Richards

    Dave Richards uses SketchUp for his woodworking projects as a hobby. Read our blog The Woodworking Wisdom of Dave Richards to hear more how he utilizes SketchUp!

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  • Finding, making, and using incredible SketchUp textures

    Finding, making, and using incredible SketchUp textures

    Boost your 3D modeling skills by finding, making, and using incredible SketchUp textures. Follow our blog to learn more SketchUp tips to improve your modeling!

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  • Six rules for success for SketchUp beginners

    Six rules for success for SketchUp beginners

    These rules embody basic principles to help beginners who find SketchUp frustrating. And although the rules are for woodworkers, they can benefit newcomers doing any kind of design work in SketchUp.

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  • A pedal-powered lathe in SketchUp

    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.

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  • Bob Lang, Woodworker

    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.

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  • We've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut: See what's new in 2019.2!

    We've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut: See what's new in 2019.2!

    We're excited to announce we've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut for 2019. We've worked hard to update our top features, so see what's new for our 2019 update.

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  • SketchUp Talk: Mastering SketchUp with Matt Donley

    SketchUp Talk: Mastering SketchUp with Matt Donley

    Need help mastering SketchUp? Matt Donley is the brains behind MasterSketchUp.com and today he shows us his personal journey from tradesman to online trainer!

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  • Simplify your workflow with component mirroring!

    Simplify your workflow with component mirroring!

    The use of components to maintain symmetry is one technique that remains the same throughout the design process. See how this technique can help you model smarter, not harder.

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  • SketchUp LayOut

    SketchUp LayOut

    From 3D model to 2D drawings, translate your true design intent.

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  • Strumming the chords of creativity

    Strumming the chords of creativity

    Ready to push your limits and "strum the chords" of creativity? Join us as Steve Guzman guides us through his creative process designing a Ukulele with SketchUp.

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  • Who are makers?1:53

    Who are makers?

    Who are ‘makers’ anyway? During our last visit to World Maker Faire, we spent some time talking with people who make ideas real; here’s what they had to say about what makes a “maker." → Seen on the S

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  • SketchUp Layers: Part Three – Layers & Scenes

    SketchUp Layers: Part Three – Layers & Scenes

    In part three of SketchUp Layer, we demonstrate the power of combining SketchUp layers with scenes to make model presentation simple and efficient.

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  • [Skill Builder] How to Create Print Outs for your Woodworking Projects in LayOut10:28

    [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. Watch as we show you how to take those scenes and make documents for y

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