Wood Expansion Calculator 1.0

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Forum topic by Chiefwoodworker posted 08-11-2010 03:02 PM 2940 views 1 time favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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08-11-2010 03:02 PM

Wood Expansion Calculator 1.0 is available and now supports Metric dimensions. This tool is a Ruby script plugin for SketchUp and can be used to compute the seasonal dimensional change in woods for various regions of the country. It is a free tool and can be downloaded at .

I first wrote about this tool in June (see and explained its use. I again posted a blog announcing the release of Revision 1.0 (see and explaining the changes to this release.

Check it out. If you have trouble or don’t know how to install it in SketchUp, contact me at .

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-- Joe.....

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#1 posted 08-13-2010 07:15 AM

Thanks Joe. I will have to download this and try it out.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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