Using Sketchup design the shape of your handle. Design only the face. The Push/Pull tool will not be needed.
Select the entire face of your design before export. Using the Sketchup SVG plugin. Export your design to SVG. The Sketchup SVG plugin can be downloaded for free at:
Choose your material and input the dimensions into Easel. X, Y, and Z
Set the machine for a 1/8 inch endmill cutting all the way through with tabs to keep the parts secure. Set to cut to the outside of your design outline.