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Forum topic by lew posted 05-07-2008 03:44 AM 7555 views 3 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-07-2008 03:44 AM

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This evening I accidentally discovered a program that can be used to enhance Sketchup drawings by creating more life like wood patterns. The program is completely free and is available from click here for information and download.

The program has several wood samples and allows you to create/modify them to suit your needs. Once created, the texture can be save as a bit map or jpeg then imported into Sketchup.

For those of you wishing to add more detail to you Sketchup drawings, this may be of use.


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#1 posted 05-07-2008 03:57 AM

Thanks Lew.

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#2 posted 05-07-2008 05:02 AM

Very nice….thanks

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#3 posted 05-07-2008 06:22 AM

Cool! Thanks.

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#4 posted 05-07-2008 11:15 AM

Thank you for the link.

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#5 posted 05-07-2008 12:27 PM

wow this looks great, I’ll have to check it out when i get home. thanks!

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#6 posted 05-07-2008 01:37 PM

Thanks for the post.

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#7 posted 05-07-2008 01:54 PM

I have played around with this program and it is pretty cool…but I have found with a little searching you can find great wood textures already created. But it is free and fun to play around with!


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#8 posted 05-07-2008 09:09 PM

cool thanks great link…..

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#9 posted 05-12-2008 07:21 PM

A related post…. very high res wood textures…too high in fact, you’ll want to scale them down some before using. Click on the thumbnails for the full res versions.

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