SketchUp Models

Welcome to the Popular Woodworking Magazine SketchUp Models page. Our collection of models contains more than 200 free project plans in SketchUp format. You can browse the collection and download any of these models if you are a registered user of our site and if you have SketchUp installed on your computer. SketchUp software is free: click here to download.

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Completed Core Box Cuts

Modeling the Core Box Router Bit in SketchUp

A student emailed me and asked: “How do I model the cut a core box router bit makes in SketchUp?” At first glance you might think the answer is the usual – model the shape of the bit and use the “Follow-me” tool. After further consideration it becomes clear that the answer is much...

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SketchUp for Woodworkers – Here’s Why

This topic has appeared once or twice on woodworking blogs. So why list the benefits of SketchUp for woodworkers again? Here’s why: There are still too many woodworkers out there who have never heard of SketchUp and we need to get the word out. Woodworkers have short memories when it comes to tools that...

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Live SketchUp Classes & Learning Resources

SketchUp, the free 3D modeling software is one of my favorite woodworking tools. It doesn’t cut joints or finish projects, but it helps me make sure the joints I cut are in the right places, and the experience building a project on the computer screen first makes valuable shop time more efficient and error...