SketchUp models are created using many extensions with their related tools; one is Instant Fence and Railing from Vali Architects that allow users to create quickly fences and railings.
Almost everything can designed in 3D with SketchUp and who have splattered in 3D drawing or are interested to learn the basics of design, SketchUp for Dummies has made it faster and easier to learn the ropes of a powerful, user-friendly tool that bring life into the design ideas. Users can get guidance here from creating a basic 3D model to showcase their work through 3D print or animation, literally everything in SketchUp that can help in anywhere like from redesigning the house to mocking up the future great invention. More than that, SketchUp’s vast usability has gotten very wide success as a tool that even non-designers can also make basic drawings; there are also many expert tips from former SketchUp product director Aidan Chopra and co-author Rebecca Huehls that help to draw and access SketchUp.
This article is going to focus on a new tool from Chuck Vali’s extensions named Instant Fence and Rail used to draw some easy fences and rails in SketchUp models.
Justin Geis: Justin Geis is the founder of The SketchUp Essentials and started using SketchUp while he was working as a general contractor in 2008 and after using it he found that SketchUp is extremely powerful that he just started to use it in his personal works also. Then he started The SketchUp Essentials as a place where he could share his ideas of using SketchUp easily through some tutorials and tips to help other users controlling the power of 3D Modeling in everyday lives.
About Extension Warehouse: It is an online resource with various plug-ins developed made especially for SketchUp and these extensions help to add some special tools and features to SketchUp. These extensions can be found for any particular application like drawing or 3D printing and some industry specified tools for architecture, interior design, construction and many more. So basically in this Extension Warehouse people can do the following things:
- Users can search extensions by name or as per the functionality.
- They can also install various extensions with a single click of a button.
- Or users can also control all the extensions from easy-to-use location in the My Extension page.
Instant Fence and Rail Functions: This extension is one of the extensions of Chuck Vali extensions that help users to create many different kinds of fences and railings in SketchUp including wood and metal fences, stair rails, handrails and many more. This extension has a wide library of nearly 300 preset styles to choose from; this extension works in a very natural way- at first a grouped path is selected, the extension is activated and then it will create a fence based on a selected style. This extension also follows the straight and curved paths and also allows selecting the direction of facing; besides that it will drop the fences along a face and draw a straight line between points on the sandbox fence automatically. This extension also co-up well with other Chuck Vali’s extensions like instant fair to create very different kinds of railings; users can also set parameters of the different made fencing pieces everything from while getting dropped on terrain.