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March 21, 2011
Forget all the "cut upside-down and backwards" stuff you've learned about installing crown molding. On The Digital Job Site with SketchUp and the "Follow Me" tool even a novice can…
March 16, 2011
OpenBuildings has the potential to revolutionize how builders document and promote their architectural contributions to society. But it has a long way to go.
March 8, 2011
Considering all the whiz-bang capabilities SketchUp has to offer, it's easy to overlook how helpful it can be for basic tasks. This episode shows how to calculate accurate (extremely precise,…
March 2, 2011
The staircase model created in the Stairmathter blog post gets filled in with more details and components to calculate meaningful dimensions for code compliance and finish features
March 1, 2011
On the iPhone, Microsoft's Bing Maps fails to stack up to Google Maps, with the exception of one feature.
February 25, 2011
Create a digital layout using jobsite dimensions and let SketchUp do the math to calculate cutting dimensions and angles for stair stringers accounting for finish floor thicknesses and other pertinent…
February 16, 2011
Flashlight was marginally useful on the pre LED-flash iPhone 3Gs models, but it have quickly becoming obsolete.
February 9, 2011
No, digitile is not a typo for digital, its just my (lame?) title for using digital tools to layout, plan, and quantity of materials for a recent floor tile project.…
February 4, 2011
It’s simple and austere, representative characteristics of both Apple’s and Google’s success. Maps, or some comparable competitor, will soon be ubiquitous among modern builders.
January 20, 2011
Thinking of building a new fence once the ground thaws? Get a head start on the project by working out the design with a SketchUp model by using some of…
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