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Hot Rod FORDS #2: Scaling the model or toy

01-11-2018 02:38 AM by crowie | 10 comments »

I need some assistance PLEASE with the scaling the model or toy. I have a few of the Toys & Joys Plans all say “Scale – Full” !! BUT what is there actual build scale to that of the real vehicle; in particular the 34 Ford or 36 Chevy??. The reason for asking is that I have found the Hot Rod shape i’m going to have a go at making, complete with dimensions and now need to scale those drawings to suit the chassis of one of the T&J’s vehicles and the ...

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Google Sketchup - Come Along for the Ride #22: Scale tool ---- I DID IT!

08-11-2008 11:33 PM by Betsy | 0 comments »

OK – I know I’m a slow learner – but I finally got the scale tool. One thing DaveR pointed out that I honestly did not see before is that when you select a tool from the tool bar – an explanation of what that tool does appears in the lower left corner of the window screen. If there is a toggle option it will also show in the explanation. So here’s my short video on how I used the scale tool. On to making the joints. Thanks for looking. As you can se...

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