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Forum topic by Tim Dahn posted 01-21-2010 07:35 PM 2481 views 2 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-21-2010 07:35 PM

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Here is link to sketchup projects from Popular Woodworking and Woodworking magazine now in Google 3D warehouse. Looks like a good resource.

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#1 posted 01-21-2010 07:38 PM

Thanks, this is really neat.

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#2 posted 01-21-2010 08:29 PM

Thanks Timbo, I sent the link in a message to myself to look at them at home. Packing up the computer soon…......going on a jet plane…............

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#3 posted 01-21-2010 09:36 PM

Thanks great link.

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#4 posted 02-05-2010 06:43 AM

Thanks for the nice resource!

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#5 posted 02-05-2010 07:09 AM


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#6 posted 02-06-2010 05:46 PM

They’ve got almost as many SketchUp drawings as DaveR!

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#7 posted 02-06-2010 07:15 PM

How did that get in there? Don’t these folks have any standards?

A good portion of the models in the Popular Woodworking Collection were created by our readers, and as Dave mentions, the quality and accuracy can vary. Also some were converted from other 3D programs, which creates some file size and general clunkiness issues.

If you’d like to contribute, you can do what Dave did. Send me a model via e-mail:
If it isn’t a repeat of something already in the collection, and we decide to use it, I’ll send you a CD with a full-year’s worth of issues in pdf format from either Popular Woodworking or Woodworking magazine.

Glad to hear you’re enjoying the collection, we’re trying to add projects from each issue as the magazine comes out. Click on “sort by date” to see the latest ones.

Bob Lang
senior editor, Popular Woodworking Magazine

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