i’m using sketchup for cnc designs but when i finish i want to export faces for cnc laser cutting but it takes a lot of ti,e than it should be so i wonder if there is an extension that would do this better and faster?
Read some threads on exporting dwg.
Dear community, Our students use Sketchup for schools, and prepare work for the laser cutter as 2D DXF export files. IS there a reference work somewhere that spells out clearly what settings need to be made to ensure the files that return from the cloud are readable in Adobe Illustrator ( Current version)
MAny of the files exported by students cannot be opened in Illustrator and some can. I’m not sure what options they should be selecting. Any Ideas?
"Simple DXF" CNC exporter
pantry1Aflattest.dxf (2.8 MB) pantry1Aflattest.skp (332.3 KB) Hello,
I drew up a simple design for a pantry cabinet Sketch up. I’m trying to get the pieces cut by a CNC router. I laid all the panels out on 3d cut sheets that emulate 4’x8’ plywood sheets, The CNC router operator said to send the file over as a .DXF or .DWG file. I can export my cut sheets but the files aren’t working for the CNC. The gentleman said I needed to get the items o…
If you are looking for a more turn key extension solution check out Fabber.
What version of SketchUp are you actually using? Your profile says 2018 Make which is impossible.
Knowing what version you are really using would help us give you the correct guidance.