Blank Slate SketchUp Plugin
Blank Slate SketchUp Plugin is the newest sketchup extension that can include two individual features to sketchup. This plugin is compatible with SketchUp 2016, SketchUp 2017.
Feature #1 -- 2D Nesting for SketchUp: the process becomes simpler to arrange the designs for laser cutting.
Export flat pack parts for 2D nesting to generate an improved SVG file for laser cutting. The automated nesting facilitates greater effectiveness by packing collectively 2D shapes for laser, plasma and water cutting. Nesting refers to a method for placing shapes firmly to reduce waste as well as fabrication time. The plugin can offer a quick solution for utilizing material in an efficient manner.
Feature #2 -- Import 2D sketches from sketch iPad app.
Here, iOS sketch design tool, Zotebook, identifies your rough 2D sketches and converts them into accurate CAD files for laser cutters or 3D printers. This plugin facilitates the users to import files from Zotebook into SketchUp for the purpose of 3D editing.
Click on the following link to download the plugin extensions.sketchup.com