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Forum topic by shipwright posted 1255 days ago 2955 views 5 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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shipwright

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1255 days ago

The Sketch Up of my chevalet is finished. I haven’t cluttered it with dimensions but they are all there to me measured in the 3D model. It’s my first venture into Sketch Up and it’s been an adventure. The chevalet took me forty hours to build. The Sketch Up took me 30. Be gentle with critiques please. (but do critique).

If you actually decide to build one please contact me and I will try to help you adjust the dimensions for your body size. I’m 6’4” so if you build to my final dimensions you best be big. I also have lots of pictures that I can share to help you visualize some of the details. I will update the Sketch Up as I make modifications and adjustments to mine.

When you finish your new Chevalet de Marqueterie, be sure to look into the classes offered at The American School of French Marquetry by marquetry master Patrick Edwards.

http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=ae010477ad76dc6280e2ca2830a8f2a6

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/


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Tony Strupulis

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#1 posted 1255 days ago

THANKS!!!

-- Tony - http://ravensedgetoolworks.com

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lwllms

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#2 posted 1255 days ago

I wish I could go spend a year or so with Patrick Edwards. He’s probably the smartest person I ever met and probably the most talented woodworker. If you were there, count yourself very lucky.

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Dez

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#3 posted 1255 days ago

Thank you very much! I will more than likely be contacting you as I am nowhere as tall as you are! LOL

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Schwieb

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#4 posted 1254 days ago

Great job on the plans, Thanks also for the lead on Mr. Edwards courses. Perhaps one day I will have the chance to attend.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1254 days ago

thank´s Paul for taking your time to make it :-)

take care
Dennis

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SASmith

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#6 posted 1254 days ago

Thanks for drawing this. I cant believe only 4 people have downloaded these plans. I appreciate all the time you put into this model drawing.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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larryw

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#7 posted 1254 days ago

Thanks Paul, I’ll be down loading these.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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exelectrician

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#8 posted 912 days ago

Thanks Paul.
I downloaded from the warehouse, type in search box – “chevalet#2” from the sketchup models into my sketchup pro7,1 and have scrolled and zoomed in from all angles.
You certainly made a nice job of drawing the Chevalet.
I studied all of the photobucket pictures. Beautiful clear photos with consecutive progress, very easy to follow. Thank you so much for going to all this trouble to help skill challenged people like me.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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