Sketchup Resources #10: The Drill Guide

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Blog entry by PurpLev posted 01-08-2013 03:00 PM 7169 reads 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve had this one on the back burner for a …while… but with family etc never had time to finalize it properly until now, but am very excited with what this one can do.

what is it?

It’s a new plugin for SketchUp (no longer Google SketchUp as they sold it to Trimble). This one is for making/drilling holes. consider it a cordless drill or sorts combined with one of those shelving pins drilling jigs to align and distribute holes in a straight line at even spacing.

This plugin the “making holes” in parts process in general, can do regular holes, countersunk, and counter-bored as well as making arrays of holes.

here is a short demo of what it can do:

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#1 posted 01-08-2013 03:18 PM

That will be a very useful plugin! Once I learn to use SketchUp!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 01-08-2013 09:11 PM

Very clever Sharon. Nice work.


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#3 posted 01-09-2013 02:54 PM


-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#4 posted 02-06-2013 03:29 AM

Nice, thanks for the heads up. Randy, go to to get started, then check out for some more handy tips.

-- Marty, Columbus, OH, learning every day....

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