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Carpe Lignum #2: Playing With Sketchup

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Blog entry by ChrisCook posted 12-03-2008 10:48 PM 706 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve been playing with Sketchup a little bit when I have free time, and decided to make a model of my friends gated entry into the backyard. The post caps are the same as the ones I’m showing him how to make. I enjoy working in Sketchup, but right now I’m so slow in designing that I could almost have something built before I can model it.

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-- Location: Lincoln, AL



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#1 posted 12-03-2008 10:55 PM

That’s pretty good SU work.

I don’t use it enough to be proficient, so I find it time consuming. But, I did design a chemical locker for my wife’s garden stuff, and built it from the drawing. It was a big help.

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#2 posted 12-03-2008 11:02 PM

rikkor: I’m in the same boat as you. It takes me so long right now to do anything, but hopefully as I learn the “proper” way of doing things I will be able to get a lot out of designing in it. I agree with it being a big help. I love being able to look at the dimensions of things and see what needs to be adjusted.

-- Location: Lincoln, AL

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#3 posted 12-04-2008 03:07 AM

DaveR Thanks a ton! I will be getting in touch with you soon. Hopefully I can come up with some questions that will help speed me up a little bit. Thanks again!

So just how much wood would a woodchuck chuck DaveR? hehe.

-- Location: Lincoln, AL

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