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Read this if you are at all interested in using Sketchup

I've been doing some looking around about Google's Sketchup program. For those that aren't aware of it, Sketchup is a free, 3D modeling program that is fairly easy to use, even for the beginner.


YASP - Yet Another Sketchup Post


I came across Joe Zeh and his Swamp Road Wood Works. Joe is retired from the computer industry and is now a professional woodworker in his one man shop. He builds custom cabinets and furniture. On his site, he has a series of tutorials for the beginning Sketchup user that is interested in using the program to do woodworking.


Here are the links to the 3 parts of the tutorial and some additional links you will find helpful.

Beginner's Sketchup Tutorial - Video Version Part 1

Beginner's Sketchup Tutorial - Video Version Part 2

Beginner's Sketchup Tutorial - Video Version Part 3

Six Rules For Modeling In Sketchup

Primitives, Components and Layers

Beginner's Layer Management


Joe will walk you through the basics of using various tools and will also present some useful techniques and practices to use with Sketchup.


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Posted 2012-04-22T17:47:06+0000  by Paul Paul