Making a cutlist in Sketchup.

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Forum topic by dbhost posted 01-27-2012 02:20 AM 1312 views 1 time favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-27-2012 02:20 AM

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I am working on drawing up the plans for Jerry’s mobile lumber cart, and am having a brain fart, how do you make a cutlist and comment a Sketchup model?

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#1 posted 01-27-2012 02:26 AM

have you downloaded the cutlist add on ?....

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#2 posted 01-27-2012 03:15 AM

Is it safe (no viruses or spyware?)

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 03:27 AM

yeah its safe. its pretty easy to figure out – you just select all the components you want to include and it makes the list from that. theres a useful help file that goes along with it. it does take some consistent naming of components to use it to its full potential though (you’ll see).

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 11:06 PM

Another thing about cutlist is that it uses the ‘material’ name to differentiate between boards and sheet goods – using the ‘Sheet Material Words’ in the opening window.

Took me a while to figure this so that I could create a cutlist for bookcases made out of veneered mdf sheets rather than boards.

I had to use PaintBucket to set the material for each component, and enter part of the material name in Sheet Material Words, before I got what I wanted.

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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