Author Archives: Alex Schreyer

Vertex Tools

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MANIPULATOR GIZMO The Gizmo allows for quick manipulations without switching out of selection mode. All its actions can be adjusted by the VCB for final precision adjustments. EXTRUDE EDGES Use the Gizmo to quickly extrude edges from your selected geometry. … Continue reading

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Soap Skin & Bubble – Tensile Structures

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Tensile Structures are fascinating buildings. Everyone who want to sketch such buildings, have the problem of the visualization of a structure. Soap Skin & Bubble is a Tool for the first Design is studies of mechanically and pneumatically strained surfaces.

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Keyframe Animation

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Animate your SketchUp model by adding movement to any object. Keyframe Animation will move objects along a straight line, rotate them about any axis, or even change their size. You can move the camera too. Best of all, the animation … Continue reading

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SketchUp Developer Tools

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A SketchUp Ruby Extension that provides some tools to make developers’ lives easier, including a better, badder Ruby console and a unit test runner we affectionately call “TestUp.” More tools to come. Installing The latest and greatest (definitely still in … Continue reading

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SketchUp-STL

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A SketchUp Ruby Extension that adds STL (STereoLithography) file format import and export.3D printing is awesome, and the STL format has emerged as a standard way to share printable 3D models. To support this community, SketchUp has gathered a couple … Continue reading

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Convert Sketchup SKP files to DXF or STL

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This is a plugin script for the free 3D design program Sketchup. The free version of Sketchup has limited file export options and many CAM programs will not recognise the native Sketchup (SKP) file format. This plugin allows you to export … Continue reading

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CutList

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CutList plugin produces a list of all selected components/groups and their dimensions helping you determine how much of each material you need to produce your design. It also has capabilities to layout these materials on stock sizes of material. List … Continue reading

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Sketchfab Uploader

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I have been looking quite a while now for a way to share interactive 3D content from SketchUp on the web in a way that doesn’t require installing a browser plugin. While there were some Javascript- and Flash-based solutions, none of those … Continue reading

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SketchUcation Plugins Index – Website

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A plugin index on the SketchUcation Community Forums.

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Smustard Plugins and Scripts – Website

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Smustard is dedicated to providing SketchUp users with the tools and plugins they need to increase productivity and facilitate workflow. Smustard plugins are ruby scripts that add command features to simplify repetitive or difficult modeling management tasks – just ask the … Continue reading

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