SketchUp: Creating Cutaway Views – FineWoodworking

In my previous blog post I showed how to use section cuts to create views showing the interior of your project. Another classic way to illustrate the inner details is to use cutaways. This video demonstrates how to create a cutaway view in SketchUp. Unlike section cuts, this method requires editing components so I’ll show you how to manage that with copies of the components and the use of layers. Everything is done with native tools except for drawing the curves along the cut edges. For that I used the Classic Bezier Curve tool from Fredo6’s Bezier Spline extension.

–Dave

 

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