Bending Text And Objects in Sketchup

Different techniques to Bend Stuff in Sketchup

Testing Shape Bender Plugin for Sketchup Text

Testing out the Shape Bender plugin for text on a cylinder for 3D print

Shape Bender plugin
https://sketchucation.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=323&t=18210&hilit=plugin

Progress Bar plugin (needed for older versions install if required)
http://www.smustard.com/script/ProgressBar


Testing Fredo Scale Plugin for Radial Bending Sketchup Objects

Showing up Fredo Scale plugin for Radial Bending objects

as a example we design a 3D printable mini half pipe for finger skate

LibFredo6 needed to use Fredo Scale Plugin
https://sketchucation.com/plugin/903-libfredo6

plugin Fredo Scale
https://sketchucation.com/plugin/1169-fredoscale


Sketchup BASIC technics

Video series made for the demonstration of different basic 3D modelling techniques in Sketchup

Sketchup BASIC technics 1
  • Drawing Squares, Lines.
  • Extruding Faces.
  • Scale Faces.
  • Change objects shape adding and removing lines.
  • Change objects shape moving lines.
  • Search center on Objects
  • Making Holes in center of an object
  • Change Colors.
  • Changing objects visibility ( transparent, solid)

Sketchup BASIC technics 2


Sketchup BASIC technics 3
  • Drawing, Arcs, Lines, circles.
  • Centering
  • Labeling
  • Measuring
  • Modelling
  • Coloring

Sketchup BASIC technics 4
  • Multiple Clone of an object
  • Components

Sketchup BASIC Technics 5
  • Round borders square
  • Arcs
  • Center Pivot Rotation and Clonation of an Arc