Profile Builder is a fast and flexible plugin SketchUp for creating smart extrusions.  It has become an ESSENTIAL SketchUp plugin for thousands of users world-wide. By using Profile Builder, you will be able to model faster than ever before. Not only that, your models will be SMARTER, and adaptable to design changes.

Parametric Profiles: Say Goodbye to Follow-Me!

The core of Profile Builder is the ability to create smart extrusions (Profile Members) using parametric profiles. A profile can be any shape and can even be a polyline.  Create a Profile Member by clicking path points in your model, or select a series of edges in your model to extrude the Profile along the path and never have to resort to the Follow-Me tool again!

Create smart mouldings, framing, piping, railings, roofing, walls, and foundations – the possibilities are endless!

Create and Save Custom Profiles

Profiles can be saved to your local library complete with custom name, orientation (anchor point, offsets, rotation), dimensions, material and layer.  Create a new Profile simply by drawing a face in your model and adding it as a new Profile.  Once you save the profile, you can load it and then re-use it in future projects.

Parametric Assemblies – Combine Profiles and Components

Imagine modeling a complex railing, multi-layer wall, fence, stud-wall, staircase, or road in seconds!  The Profile Builder Assembler lets you create and save fully customizable parametric smart assemblies.  You will be absolutely amazed with what you can do with Assemblies in Profile Builder!

Don’t want to make your own assemblies?  No problem!  Just download one of the many pre-made assemblies from the 3D Warehouse and customize it to make it your own!


Revolve a Profile

You can also revolve a Profile in one click to create a parametric 3D revolved Profile Member.  These types of objects are normally time-consuming to create in SketchUp but Profile Builder can do it in seconds!  Learn More

Smart-Path Selection

The Smart-Path Select tool is useful for quickly selecting a specific path of edges among other complex geometry.

Post-Editing Tools

When we say Profile Builder is parametric, we mean it! Any smart Profile Member or Assembly created with Profile Builder 2 can be edited after creation by adjusting intelligent parameters. Change the profile, material, height, width, orientation, and even the extrusion path after creation.  Use the Extend Tool to adjust the length of the Profile Member and use the built-in Trimming Tools to apply the finishing touches.


Profile Builder has become one of the most popular SketchUp extensions around the world because it can increase your productivity in so many ways.  You WILL save time and model faster than ever before with Profile Builder.  Order a 30 day free trial now and…prepare for lightspeed!

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