Most Recent Tutorials

This section will contain my most recent SketchUp content. If you’re looking for the newest content, you’re in the right place!

The SketchUp Essentials Tutorials

These tutorials make up the heart of the SketchUp essentials. They are more in-depth than my average tutorial, but they really dive deep into SketchUp’s functionality. If you’re looking for the most information in a video, here’s where to look!

  • SketchUp Make vs. SketchUp Pro Comparison - The SketchUp Essentials #47
    2017-08-01T14:57:43.000Z
  • 4 Ways to Add Backgrounds to a SketchUp Model - The SketchUp Essentials #41
    2017-06-20T14:34:30.000Z
  • The 5 Best SketchUp Camera and Navigation Tips
    2017-06-14T14:21:44.000Z
  • Navigating Interiors with the First Person Camera Tools - The SketchUp Essentials #36
    2017-05-16T14:18:45.000Z
  • Creating an Organic Canopy with Sandbox Tools in SketchUp - The SketchUp Essentials #32
    2017-04-18T14:07:45.000Z
  • Modeling with Hidden Geometry in SketchUp - The SketchUp Essentials #29
    2017-03-28T14:24:28.000Z
  • Managing Views in SketchUp with Scenes - The SketchUp Essentials #24
    2017-02-14T15:13:32.000Z
  • Creating Floor Plans from Images in SketchUp - The SketchUp Essentials #23
    2017-02-07T15:26:44.000Z
  • Managing Groups and Components in SketchUp with the Outliner - The SketchUp Essentials #18
    2016-12-27T14:38:20.000Z
  • How to use the Extension Manager in SketchUp 2017 - The SketchUp Essentials #16
    2016-11-22T23:45:01.000Z
  • 5 Ways to Speed Up a SketchUp Model - The SketchUp Essentials #15
    2016-09-15T12:05:02.000Z
  • Creating Round Extrusions with the SketchUp Follow Me Tool - SketchUp Essentials #7
    2015-06-02T11:57:43.000Z

Basic SketchUp Tutorials

These are quick tutorials designed to help develop basic modeling skills in SketchUp. However, they will also cover modeling methods designed to help build advanced models as well.

  • Advanced Selection Tips and Modeling in SketchUp - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-10-25T12:41:07.000Z
  • Modeling Interiors in SketchUp - Laundry Room Part 3 - Materials and Background
    2017-10-16T14:28:48.000Z
  • Modeling Interiors in SketchUp - Laundry Room Part 2 - Appliances, Windows, Crown Molding and More!
    2017-10-10T15:27:35.000Z
  • Modeling Interiors in SketchUp Part 1 - Laundry Room Model
    2017-10-09T15:08:25.000Z
  • Modeling a Blanket Chest Step by Step in SketchUp
    2017-09-29T15:07:02.000Z
  • SketchUp Tips for Woodworkers - Saving Scenes and Visibilities and Creating Animations in SketchUp
    2017-09-28T18:00:08.000Z
  • Modeling a Chair with Match Photo in SketchUp
    2017-09-25T14:23:02.000Z
  • Modeling a Bent Pattern from an Image in SketchUp - SketchUp Quick Modeling Tutorials
    2017-09-22T14:55:52.000Z
  • Modeling Options with Components for Woodworkers in SketchUp
    2017-09-18T14:52:05.000Z
  • Creating and Organizing a Bookcase Model in SketchUp - Tutorials for Woodworkers
    2017-09-11T15:49:18.000Z
  • Modeling a Covered Bridge From a Reference Image - Part 2 - Structure and Fence
    2017-09-07T13:24:36.000Z
  • Modeling a Covered Bridge in SketchUp from a Reference Image Part 1 - SketchUp Modeling Tutorials
    2017-08-28T15:10:34.000Z

SketchUp Quick Tips

These are quick tutorials that contain tips to make you better in SketchUp. If you’re looking to speed up your workflow, you’re in the right place!

  • Importing Images as Textures in Your SketchUp Model - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-04-05T14:29:54.000Z
  • Making a Pencil Drawn Style in SketchUp - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-03-29T12:38:12.000Z
  • Using SketchUp's Push Pull Tool in Create Face Mode - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-03-15T14:59:33.000Z
  • Working with Shadows in SketchUp - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-03-01T12:59:33.000Z
  • Making Materials Transparent in SketchUp - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-02-22T15:13:48.000Z
  • SketchUp Paint Bucket Tips and Tricks - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-02-15T15:42:58.000Z
  • Resizing Textures and Materials in SketchUp - SketchUp Quick Tips
    2017-02-08T14:57:45.000Z
  • Quickly Saving Camera Views in SketchUp with Scenes - SketchUp Quick Tip
    2017-01-25T16:00:37.000Z
  • SketchUp Quick Tips - Quickly Swap Components
    2017-01-18T18:21:13.000Z
  • SketchUp Inference Locking with your Keyboard - SketchUp Quick Tip
    2017-01-14T13:51:09.000Z
  • Speeding Up Your SketchUp Model with Fast Styles Badges
    2017-01-04T13:16:53.000Z
  • Copying Objects with the SketchUp Move Tool - 2 Minute SketchUp Tips
    2015-05-26T11:55:37.000Z

SketchUp Plugin Reviews and Tutorials

A stock SketchUp install is pretty great, but sometimes you need some extra tools to get the job done. This section will contain reviews of and tutorials for the extensions that can make SketchUp even better!

SketchUp Speed Modeling and Tutorials

Sometimes the best way to learn how to create models is to just watch someone else model. This section contains longer videos of model creation for your viewing pleasure!

  • Speed Modeling a Traditional House in SketchUp - SketchUp Speed Modeling
    2017-04-23T18:56:28.000Z
  • Creating the Magic Rose and Cover Scene from Beauty and the Beast in SketchUp - Part 2
    2017-02-05T15:04:41.000Z
  • Modeling a Curving Stair Rail in SketchUp with Radial Bend and PathCopy - SketchUp Plugin Tutorial
    2017-02-01T15:29:24.000Z
  • Modeling the Magic Rose and Cover from Beauty and the Beast in SketchUp Part 1 - SketchUp Tutorial
    2017-01-30T02:53:26.000Z
  • Modeling the Hylian Shield from Zelda: Breath of the Wild in SketchUp
    2017-01-22T15:13:27.000Z
  • Modeling the Master Sword from Zelda: Breath of the Wild in SketchUp
    2017-01-15T14:28:52.000Z
  • Making My SketchUp Christmas Scene with Narration - SketchUp Speed Modeling
    2016-12-25T16:23:40.000Z
  • SketchUp Speed Modeling - Star Wars Tantive IV Corridor
    2016-11-10T19:05:15.000Z
  • Halloween Haunted House SketchUp Speed Model
    2016-11-02T16:54:18.000Z
  • Home Entry Speed Build Part 2 - SketchUp Speed Modeling
    2016-10-24T19:02:27.000Z
  • Using Photo Match to Model a Historic Monument Sign in SketchUp
    2015-06-22T12:57:50.000Z
  • SketchUp Speed Build and Tutorial - Modeling a Tractor Wheel
    2015-06-09T12:07:50.000Z

Basic SketchUp Tutorials

These tutorials cover other basic functions in SketchUp not covered elsewhere.