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SKETCHUP BLOG: WHO ARE MAKERS?
 
By: Mark Harrison
Who are 'makers' anyway? During our last visit to World Maker Faire in New York City, we spent some time talking with people who make ideas real. Here's what they had to say about what makes a 'maker'...
SKETCHUP 2016
SKETCHUP 2016 INFERENCING
 
Inferencing is at the core of what makes SketchUp... SketchUp. We made significant improvements to SketchUp's inference engine that we think will make you more efficient and more creative.
LAYOUT 2016 LAYERS AND DIMENSIONS
 
You're really going to like the changes we made in LayOut for 2016. You'll find improvements across layers, groups, dimensions, and just about every aspect of how LayOut files are organized.
TIPS AND TRICKS
 
USER STORIES
SKETCHUP SKILL BUILDER: DIMENSIONS
 
The secrets of dimensions...
revealed.
3D WAREHOUSE MODELING TIPS
 
Track your textures to optimize model performance.
 
SKETCHUP BLOG: ILLUSTRATED WORLD OF DIEGO GUERRA
 
Explore the illustrated world of graphic novelist and animator Diego Guerra...
3D BASECAMP 2016
 
Register now for 3D Basecamp next summer in beautiful Steamboat Springs!
FEATURED EXTENSIONS
SKETCH UV EXTENSION FOR SKETCHUP
Here's a great set of UV mapping tools that give you the power to precisely control the way textures are applied to surfaces in SketchUp.
 
EXTRUDE TOOLS EXTENSION FOR SKETCHUP
This versatile toolset allows you to create complex forms by extruding edges into meshes in a variety of ways.
 
MEDEEK TRUSS EXTENSION FOR SKETCHUP
Need a quick 3D truss? How 'bout a King Post, Queen Post, Mod Queen, Fink, Double Fink, Fan, Attic, Monopitch, Howe, Scissor...