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5 Reasons to Throw out Your Babies

Recently┬áI heard the good news that yet another of my clients won the top prize in a photographic competition. What’s great is that he won it for a shot he took for a dream client, shooting the kind of job he would shoot even if he weren’t paid. 1,077 more words

Folio Consulting

Creating a Complex Crest Rail in SketchUp

When I published a post about the second design for my daughter’s new bookcase, I got an interesting comment from Dennis. Among other things, Dennis suggested I add a subtle curve to the top of the crest rail to soften the look of the bookcase. 746 more words

Woodworking

What Will My Next Project Look Like?

I was catching up with an old friend one day when the subject turned to woodworking. He says, “What kind of things do you build?” I could have answered this question a few different ways. 668 more words

Woodworking

Porsche By Design: Janis Joplin Sat Here

This beauty once belonged to the first lady of rock and roll, the inimitable Janis Joplin. And it is now the most famous Porsche 356C Cabriolet of all time (currently on display in the West Building of the… 389 more words

SketchUp Tip: Get to Know the Scroll Wheel

When watching a video showing SketchUp instruction, one of the things I pay attention to is how the mouse is being used.

In my early days of using SketchUp, I was always intrigued by people like… 446 more words

SketchUp

Getting Help With a SketchUp Model

I just completed my latest assignment for Sawtooth Ideas. The image above shows what is called a “Pendulum Doll Cradle” taken from an issue of… 526 more words

Woodworking