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I used Sketchup for this project. What do you use?
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#1 posted 04-28-2013 02:35 PM
These are really nice! I love gothic architecture so this is right up my ally. If I were to design it I would likely use sketchup too or vcarve pro for cnc design software. I’d love to hear ome of the construction details on how you put this together.
Thanks for posing.
#2 posted 04-28-2013 02:57 PM
I don’t have access to a cnc machine. But it seems like we used all the tools on this one. I put together a build album but lumberjocks seems like it stops at 6 pictures. I put it up on imgur. If you want to see it: http://imgur.com/a/n94JU#0
#3 posted 04-28-2013 03:43 PM
Thanks! That’s actually very helpful.
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#4 posted 04-28-2013 08:13 PM
Your slide show of the build is amazing ! I would not have guessed so many little steps. It gives me a new look on the finished project. For example, I had not noticed the bases of the arches in pic 3 are actually end-grain which means it 6 pieces where the eye only sees 1. In one of the pictures, you put the maple blocks in the cooler ; was there a reason why the cold would help ?
Anyway, amazing job !
About Sketchup, I use it too all the time. But I have trouble mastering curved parts. Did you use the pro version ?
-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA
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#5 posted 04-28-2013 08:18 PM
I use Sketchup as well, its very versatile, I use it for lots of diffenret projects, not just wood work!
#6 posted 04-28-2013 08:23 PM
Francois,The cooler is just a convenient thing to move pieces around. When you have so many, it is easy for them to knock over and get a corner bashed in. I’ve found the styrofoam coolers to be perfect carriers.
#7 posted 04-28-2013 08:33 PM
Very clever indeed the cooler thing… Thanks.
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#8 posted 04-28-2013 09:22 PM
That’s a wonderful table! You are truly talented!!!
-- It's all in a day's work...
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#9 posted 05-01-2013 02:38 PM
Fine looking tables! Unique and creative design. Great build and finish. Impressive work!
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#10 posted 05-16-2013 01:54 AM
I use sketch up as well but you certainly look like you master it much more.
-- One can dream, about a passion not yet fully fulfilled!
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