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Archena 10-28-2007 11:35 AM

Sketch-Up Tips
 
Since a lot of us have started using Sketch-up I thought we should have a thread to exchange tips in. :D

1) Don't start doing anything in it if you are supposed to leave or do anything anytime soon - that thing's addictive!

2) The measuring tool is your friend - guidelines will save you a lot of hassle positioning things.



So, what are some of your tips?

Dutchoven 10-29-2007 06:51 AM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
Excellent tips...definitely learn to use the guide...
play with follow me up and extrude functions if you want to look at your picture with color and things like brick and concrete block
Best
Dutch

fullback66 11-04-2007 06:53 PM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
What the heck is sketch-up? Is it like CADD?
fb66

Archena 11-04-2007 07:51 PM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
Google SketchUp - Home

fullback66 11-05-2007 04:00 AM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
Thank you,
This is a free download right.
fb66

Archena 11-05-2007 04:11 AM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
Yes - pretty good program, too.

fullback66 11-05-2007 06:00 PM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
cool program,
I am going a little crazy learing how to use it. MY EYES ARE BURNING!!!!
fb66

I took a semester of CADD in school
fb66

asudavew 11-05-2007 07:50 PM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by fullback66 (Post 18782)
MY EYES ARE BURNING!!!!

Wait till you fire your oven for the first time!

Dang, there should be a college course on building WFO fires! :cool:

Archena 11-06-2007 03:48 AM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
Well, this is pretty close:

Quote:

Originally Posted by Seven Generations Natural Builders
Wood Fired Cob Oven

Earthen ovens are a great introduction for everyone who is interested in learning to bulding with earth. We will learn to mix cob and earthen plaster, and provide you with the skills to build an oven in your own back yard.

Source

:D

christo 11-06-2007 07:51 AM

Re: Sketch-Up Tips
 
found this today.School - Sketchup Podcasts, Videos, Education, News, Tutorials, and Classes

No affilation but it looked good - was trying to figure out how to make a sphere - half sphere to be exact....

Christo


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