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Making it real

I’m involved with the burgeoning Wellington Maker Group, a collective of people that like to create something from nothing in their spare time. As part of this group I’ve taken a 1/20th shareholding in our very own Makerbot Thing-o-matic and … Continue reading

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House model update

I’ve not had as much time as I would’ve liked but I’m still plugging away with my house modelling in SketchUp. The timber framing for the lower floor is almost complete. It’s interesting how many measurements I’ve managed to stuff … Continue reading

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Sketchup love

I’ve been painting the shelves of the bookshelf unit I built a few months back. While the paint was drying it got me to thinking that it’d be a great practice model in SketchUp. Incredibly, 30 mins later this is … Continue reading

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SketchUp progress

I’ve been modeling my house in SketchUp. This is how far I’ve got so far and it’s mostly dimensionally accurate. I’ve found a pretty awesome channel on YouTube called The SketchUp Show. I’ve seen their lattern demo and think I … Continue reading

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Getting started with Sketchup – again

After a false start last year I found some renewed enthusiasm for getting started again with SketchUp after seeing a presentation at the Wellington Makers group by the new head of Ponoko‘s 3D production Rich Borrett. At the meetup he … Continue reading

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