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Project by dakotakid posted 870 days ago 936 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked by one of my wife’s coworkers if I could make a little footrest for her to use at work. She drew something on paper that didn’t look anything like a footrest to me. I have never really used Sketch-Up before but I thought I would play with it to make a quick 3D drawing of what I was thinking would look nice. She approved the design so Sunday afternoon I made a little sawdust and a footrest was born.





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 870 days ago

I like it very much. Nice , useful project : )

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#2 posted 870 days ago

That’s pretty cool, I need to start using Sketch up, I’ve installed just haven’t used it.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 870 days ago

Nice build & finish!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 870 days ago

Looks great, nice work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 869 days ago

Nice work! Easy on the eyes, looks like i’ll be making another stool..

-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!

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#6 posted 869 days ago

Very nice foot stool..

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#7 posted 869 days ago

very nice impressed by anyone that can use skecth up. i tried,could not even make anything simple come out of it

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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dakotakid

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#8 posted 869 days ago

Thanks for the comments.

I will be honest and tell you I failed the first couple of times I tried to use Sketch-up. I recently watched a couple of videos at http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/videos/?category_name=sketchup-video and Sketch-Up made a little more sense to me.

I stumbled across http://sketchupforwoodworkers.com this weekend and watched one of the videos. I think he has some great info and I hope to get a chance to look at the other videos soon.

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