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A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Phil » 16 Jun 2019, 08:35

Nice looking stand and sketch. 8-)
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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Dave R » 04 Aug 2019, 20:12

Phil wrote:Nice looking stand and sketch. 8-)


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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Dave R » 04 Aug 2019, 20:15

Here's one from today. On the left, a day bed designed by René Gabriel later part of the 1940s. On the right, a modification of the bed to accept a proper mattress. Someone is too lazy to make the bed. :eusa-whistle:
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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Robert » 04 Aug 2019, 22:22

I know you are using the pro version and probably some clever bedsheets plugin but I still find the idea of CAD drawing something like that impressive :)
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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Dave R » 05 Aug 2019, 01:59

Thank you Robert. The extension I used for the wrinkled sheet is called Clothworks and while it isn't free, it can be used in SketchUp Make as well as Pro.
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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Rod » 05 Aug 2019, 11:30

Ripples, shadows etc but where’s the chamber pot?

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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby 9fingers » 05 Aug 2019, 12:38

The shadow from the daybed head end looks strange? I can't visualise where the light source can be to create all the shadows shown.

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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Dave R » 05 Aug 2019, 13:28

Chamber pot was put out for collection. :D

Shadows are coming from roughly behind the camera and falling on a large flat floor. I didn't bother adding any walls. Maybe this would help?

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Re: A Few Recent SketchUp Scribbles

Postby Dave R » 16 Aug 2019, 13:03

Here are a couple of vises developed by a guy on another woodworking forum. They are both designed to be built in the shop for not a whole lot of money. I did up plans for them.

The first is a Moxon-inspired vise. This is a view from the back side. It clamps to the bench with tabs on the ends of the near piece.
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And he calls this one a portable vise. It also clamps to the bench or, as he says, a picnic table, dining table, etc.

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In both cases they use dumbbell handles that are threaded over their entire length and the spinlock collars that come with them. Pieces cut from an inexpensive HDPE cutting board act as the slippery bits for the collars to bind up against. Over on this side of the pond the dumbbell handles with two collars are available for less than $8. The Moxon-style vise only requires one of those screws.
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