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Fall Sketchup Challenge

09-06-2007 07:12 AM by Bob Babcock | 23 comments »

Just like the tutorial I had to do something quick. I’ve recently become very interested in Standup Paddleboarding. Most of you have also seen the gates I built for my brother at his home on Maui. My brothers home is a short distance from arguably the most famous surf break in the world….Jaws. All that coupled with my recent paddle building experience led me to create the Jaws Dining Table. The creation of the model was very simple. I first created the outline of the wave. T...

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Fall Sketchup Challenge Entry - Honey Table

09-09-2007 08:28 AM by Damian Penney | 19 comments »

I didn’t leave England until my early twenties and have loved Earl Grey tea for as long as I can remember. I even went to University in Newcastle Upon Tyne where Charles Grey, the second Earl of Grey was born and raised and my favourite way of drinking that great mans tea is in a china mug with a big old blob of honey mixed in to it. So my inspiration for this table is the humble honey bee. The table top is comprised of maple and walnut hexagons mimicking a honeycomb with a hive like...

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Fall Sketchup Challenge Entry - Torii Table

09-10-2007 07:14 AM by Damian Penney | 21 comments »

Shortly after leaving England but before arriving in the US I lived in Japan for a year and had the pleasure of experiencing their unique architecture and way of life. One image that has stayed with me is that of the Torii that lies at the entrance to the Shinto shrines. My interpretation uses the basic design elements of the torii which are two upright supports and two crossbars on top, the Torii image is visible from both the ends and the sides of the table and the finish would be a deep...

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Sketchup Challenge Entry: Canadian Maple

09-08-2007 08:32 PM by MsDebbieP | 27 comments »

Here’s my version of a dining table. My GoalsMy goal was to develop Sketchup Skills to build something more than a rectangular box!My plan was to put a Canadian twist on the end product. My InspirationThe inspiration for the dining table was my beautiful maple tree that is in my front yard. The size is magnificent; the colours are glorious. The Table The pedestal base of the table, with the four “feet”, represents the trunk and roots of the tree. I added the...

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old growth table

09-21-2007 06:16 AM by Bob Babcock | 13 comments »

I’ve always been fascinated by large trees. I remember as a kid being amazed by them. I was 12 years old when my mother and I went out to visit my brother in Calif. We took a ride up to see the sequoia’s. What an amazing feeling to walk amongst them. I still carry it with me to this day. My daughters think i’m a little weird. My oldest daughter went to Salve Regina in Newport for awhile and during every visit I would walk the campus admiring the extraordinary tree collect...

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Fall ScetchUp Challenge

09-11-2007 10:05 PM by Buckskin | 10 comments »

Okay, I wrestled with this and wrestled with this. I must be resistant to change. I am not sure I know how to use SketchUp any better than I did. I think I have learned a few new words though. LOL. In all seriousness this was fun. Anyway here is the inspiration for my entry: And now for my table. It is simple in design and long on pride. The table is 4’ x 6’ with 36” legs.

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Challenge03 Landmark Dining Table

09-16-2007 02:49 AM by CanadianWoodChuck | 7 comments »

Hi AllHere we go. This is my first attempt at writing a blog and I’m very new at Sketchup. I watched most of the tutorials and played for hours. Now I have to figure out how to get my pictures in here from Paint Bucket. I used the CN Tower in Toronto as my inspiration. I hope everyone is having as much fun as I am.BruceCanadian Wood Chuck

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Virtual table #2: Mt. St. Mich Trestle Table

09-24-2007 06:27 AM by scottb | 14 comments »

Not far south of my ancestral homeland (one of them anyhow, as Americans tend to be from lots of places) on the French side of the English Channel – near the Blanchard Straights in fact, you’ll find Mont Saint Michel, a tidal penninsula on the Breton/Norman border. Constructed under, as well as commissioned by ancestors of mine (the Dukes of Normandy – future kings of England – and their forefathers, I feel a connection to the island, turned tidal penninsula, turned...

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Fall Sketchup Challenge - Wagon Wheel Table

09-13-2007 07:41 PM by Buckskin | 9 comments »

Being from Wyoming I have a passion for all things Western, Rugged, and Rustic. Don’t tell anyone this, but I am beginning to like Sketchup. I posted in an early thread how I would rather just use pencil and paper to do my design work. After what Mot has named the “Freedom Table” I decided to try again. I actually like this approach to design. It can be easily flipped and rotated to give different vantage points. Something my pencil and paper skills lack. So bac...

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Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge table

09-14-2007 05:45 AM by Dan'um Style | 15 comments »

We relocated from Memphis to McMinnville Tennessee and I made several trips back and fourth on the weekends. Beautiful bridge in a rural area south of Nashville on highway 96 Invision table as fiddleback anigre and wenge. 72×36 29 inches high. Seating 8.

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