Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp Videos

These are the videos from the New Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, the title of each video is a reference to the chapter and page location of the video in the book.

You will need a password to access the videos. If you’ve previously purchased the “New Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp”, send me an email to request the password. Please be patient, it might take 24 hours for me to respond.

– Bob Lang

Online SketchUp Individual Tutoring

Teaching yourself how to use computer software is possible, (that’s how I learned to use SketchUp) but the drawback is you suffer for a while with an ignorant teacher (I know I did). The problem is you don’t know what … Continue reading

SketchUp Books Bundle – Building Blocks + Woodworker’s Guide

Which SketchUp book should I buy? That’s a question I get a lot, and if you have no experience with SketchUp, I recommend that you start with “Building Blocks of SketchUp”. That book starts with downloading and installing SketchUp and … Continue reading

New Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp Revised and Updated.

CLICK HERE FOR A VIDEO PREVIEW OF THIS INNOVATIVE DIGITAL BOOK In 2010 I wrote and published “Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp” in enhanced PDF format. Staying digital let me put videos in along with the text and images. A lot … Continue reading

Complete Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture

Update the “Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” is now available. Coming Summer 2012 Combined Edition of “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” “More Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture” “Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware” Revised introductory text … Continue reading

Arts & Crafts Furniture Details Class at Marc Adams

Tusk Tenon Book Rack

I’ll be in beautiful Franklin, Indiana the week of September 17-21, 2012, teaching a hands-on woodworking class at Marc Adams School of Woodworking. The class is called “The Real Details of Arts & Crafts Furniture”, and registration is now open. … Continue reading

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

Bob Lang Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition This comprehensive course provides simple and efficient techniques and shortcuts to design and create detailed 3D models of any type of furniture, cabinet or woodworking project. ▶ SketchUp is a versatile design and engineering … Continue reading

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition DOWNLOAD VERSION

Bob Lang Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition is now available in PDF format This comprehensive course provides simple and efficient techniques and shortcuts to design and create detailed 3D models of any type of furniture, cabinet or woodworking project. ▶ SketchUp … Continue reading

If You Reserved Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp 3rd Edition

Bob Lang Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

Print Editions of New SketchUp Book Are Now In Stock! My printer pleasantly surprised me with an early delivery. If you filled out the form to reserve your signed copy we’ll be happy to get one on its way to … Continue reading

Look Inside Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp 3rd Edition

Bob Lang Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

Yesterday the hard proofs for Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition arrived from the printer. As I went through it I took out the camera and took some photos of the inside pages. When I’m thinking about buying I book … Continue reading

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp 3rd Edition-Reservation

Bob Lang Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

Reserve Your Copy of the new Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition Today! The latest version of Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp will soon be available, both as a PDF download and as a spiral-bound printed book. You can reserve either … Continue reading

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition On The Way

Bob Lang Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp, 3rd Edition

History of a good idea In 2010 I went out on a limb and self-published the first iteration of Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp. It was intended to show woodworkers how to use this 3D modeling software to design, plan and … Continue reading

SketchUp Class November 18-19, 2023. Not too late to register!

There are still a few seats available for my live, weekend SketchUp class to be held November 18-19, 2023 at the Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute in Adrian, Michigan. More details are available on this earlier post, or from the school. … Continue reading

Live SketchUp Classes at SBWI November 2023 & April 2024

The weekend of November 18 & 19, 2023 I will be returning to the Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute in Adrian, Michigan to teach a “SketchUp for Woodworkers” class. If you’ve been wanting to learn how to make 3D models of … Continue reading

Updated Links to “The Craftsman”

As an author I don’t expect my readers to take my word as gospel. I believe I have a responsibility to point readers in the direction of my sources. Gustav Stickley’s “The Craftsman Magazine” has been an essential source (and … Continue reading

Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp — Updated Version Available

Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp

After a good deal of trial and tribulation, an updated version of “Woodworker’s Guide to SketchUp” is now available with links to online videos. In the earlier versions of this work, the 51 videos embedded in the text played nicely … Continue reading