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Utilizing textures in SketchUp – FineWoodworking

Including textures to your SketchUp fashions can assist to offer you a greater thought of how the completed challenge may look. In a latest on-line lesson my scholar requested for some hints about dealing with a few totally different texturing methods.

Within the first case he wished to indicate a number of parts as in the event that they have been made of 1 piece of wooden. The entrance apron with the inset drawer entrance on this desk is an efficient instance of that form of factor. Within the store the apron clean can be ripped into three peices after which the drawer entrance cross lower out. Then the apron items can be glued again collectively.

Within the second case the thought is to make a single part look as if it’s been glued up from a number of items of wooden. I did that with the highest on this desk. The video reveals how I did each of those.

One factor that helps to make this work is correct lengthy wooden grain textures. I’ve proven how I make textures from photographs of lengthy boards. Check out this weblog submit.

For this video I’m utilizing a barely modified model of Greg Areceneaux’s Louisiana Creole Desk from FWW 238.


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