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Forum topic by wwbob posted 09-18-2010 07:29 AM 2069 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve used Sketchup to design a plywood based project. Since I have the free version of Sketchup, I can not output the design in a “standard” format, so I can not test what I’m asking about. I have to take the measurements from Sketchup and re-entered the design into the CAD tool Enroute by hand. I use Enroute then to drive the automated router to cut the design out of plywood.

Has anybody made an automated connection of Sketchup to Enroute? If yes how well does it work? Is it worth the $495 that the pro version of Sketchup costs.

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#1 posted 09-18-2010 09:56 AM

I’m not familiar with enroute, but if you use my Cutlist plugin for sketchup, you can at least generate a csv of all of the part dimensions. Would that help?

My plugin is described here

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#2 posted 09-18-2010 05:27 PM

The Cutlist plugin is a good addition to sketchup. I have not tried on the current design as there are very few straight lines to be cut. Lots of arcs. That’s the reason I’m using the automated router. Once I get one finished I’ll post a picture.

Thanks for the suggestion.

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