How to Create Contour Lines Using SketchUp?

Answer Grass covered Mt. RainierThe world is full of contours. If you look at any maps and see those lines that demote elevation, you are looking at contour lines. Read this article to learn how to create... Read More »

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How to Create a Polygon Building Using SketchUp?

A completed yurt-like structure.A polygon is "traditionally a plane figure that is bounded by a closed path or circuit, composed of a finite sequence of straight line segments".[1] This article wil... Read More »

How to Create a Lathe Design Using SketchUp?

Completed Lathe projectThe Follow Me tool helps you to create a lathe design for you to use on your own lathe. Read this article to learn how to do it.Note: If you see the 'grain' of the piece, it ... Read More »

How to Create a Mitered Angle Using the Protractor Tool in SketchUp?

Designing what you are going to be creating digitally, versus manually, are somewhat different. Knowing when, and how, to use a miter angle can make a huge difference.

How to Create Stairs Using the Subdivided Rectangle Method in SketchUp?

Stairs made with the help of SketchUpThere are many ways to go about making things in SketchUp. This article is about making stairs. It is a fairly easy method, if somewhat monotonous way. Read on ... Read More »