The Windowizer plugin (version 3) created by Rick Wilson on Smustard.com is a simple tool to create windows for your SketchUp model. It gives you many options such as trim colors, glass styles and arrangements. Using the plugin is simple but not really that intuitive. You need to make sure that you select a single [...]
The Add Pages plugin by Rick Wilson on Smustard.com is a useful plugin to control your scenes. Add Pages creates any amount of scenes you like at different user controlled locations, allowing you to capture the same angles of multiple designs. Add Pages is particularly useful when, lets say, you have two models of a [...]
The Cubic Pano Out plugin created by John Wehby with Smustard.com is a simple plugin to create cubic panoramas with a click of the button. It is a great plugin to create the 3D full visual effect. But you do need another program to bring the images together into a full interactive image. GoCubic is a free solution that does just that. It can be downloaded at Cad-Addict.com.
The Weld Tool plugin created by Rick Wilson with Smustard.com is a simple and efficient tool to turn separate line segments into a continuous poly-line. I found that this tool comes in handy when in use with other plugins such as the Extrude Edges by Face(s) plugin when groups or components will not work. To [...]
The Extrude Edges by Face and the Extrude Edges by Faces created by TIG on SketchUcation.com is the next set of plugins from the extruding plugins set. These both do similar things and you could actually use the extrude edges by faces to create the same effect as the create edges from face. But it [...]
UPDATE: Works with SketchUp 8 The Make Faces plugin created by Todd Burch with Smustard.com is a good tool to make imports from AutoCAD easier to work with. As you recall from our post about the AutoCAD import plugin we suggested that you use the import as a guide and put it on its own [...]
the Camera Distance plugin created by Smustard.com is a great idea for a tool but this version could use some work. More insight into the measurement would be useful. At the time of this review this plugin is free and is available at Smustard.com. I give this plugin 2 out 5 stars.
The Parking Spot plugin created by Rick Wilson with Smustard.com is a tool to create parking spots automatically. When working with buildings there is a lot of work involved to get the model looking good. But you do not want to spend hours just working on those parking spots, measuring calculating then repeat for all [...]
The Graph It plugin created by Rick Wilson with Smustard is a tool that allows you to enter functions of graphs to create graphs within your model. This is great for designing based off of specfic engineered dimensions, such as a design for a piston, where the curvature is crucial to the design. This plugin [...]
The Hide tool Google SketchUp Plugin by Todd Burch with Smustard.com is a tool to easily hide faces and sides in your model with one click. Rather than the traditional way to right click and then click the hide button. This tool is a great idea in theory, but in practice is almost more of [...]