LumberJocks

Free - An Intermediate SketchUp Tutorial

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by Chiefwoodworker posted 02-04-2011 05:42 PM 1174 views 2 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Chiefwoodworker's profile

Chiefwoodworker

149 posts in 3195 days


02-04-2011 05:42 PM

Finally, I posted the first installment in my new tutorial series: An Intermediate SketchUp Tutorial–Part 1 The Video Version at http://www.srww.com/blog/?p=1435 .
This part starts with the basic Circle tool, but demonstrates some techniques and tricky behavior that needs to be handled in more complex pieces. Each installment will get increasingly more complex. When you are done with this series (probably six parts, maybe more) you should be able to model any curved part you wish to build in the shop. So get started.

p.s. I am going on vacation to St.Croix for a week, starting next week, so expect Part 2 in about 2 weeks. In the meantime, enjoy the snow and ice! I’ll be enjoying the beach and Rum drinks.

-- Joe.....


11 replies so far

View TheDane's profile

TheDane

5312 posts in 3480 days


#1 posted 02-04-2011 06:02 PM

Joe—Enjoy the time on St. Croix … don’t forget to visit the rum factory!

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

View Chiefwoodworker's profile

Chiefwoodworker

149 posts in 3195 days


#2 posted 02-04-2011 06:13 PM

Whoa! You mean they have a rum factor you can visit? Can you sample the drinks? They’re in trouble. I’m on my way!

-- Joe.....

View TheDane's profile

TheDane

5312 posts in 3480 days


#3 posted 02-04-2011 07:19 PM

Yup … the Cruzan Rum Factory is on St. Croix and has guided tours that are “topped off with a complimentary mixed drink”.

I had to take several tours so I could see everything there was to see!

—Gerry

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

View Chiefwoodworker's profile

Chiefwoodworker

149 posts in 3195 days


#4 posted 02-04-2011 07:27 PM

Thanks Gerry. I’ll put it on my agenda.

-- Joe.....

View BRINKMAN's profile

BRINKMAN

11 posts in 2485 days


#5 posted 02-04-2011 08:46 PM

Where do we view this post?

View Richard's profile

Richard

1912 posts in 2507 days


#6 posted 02-04-2011 09:00 PM

Brinkman , try here http://www.srww.com/

View Chiefwoodworker's profile

Chiefwoodworker

149 posts in 3195 days


#7 posted 02-04-2011 09:03 PM

I am sorry. I didn’t add the hyper link. You can use http://www.srww.com/blog or http://www.srww.com/blog/?p=1435 .

-- Joe.....

View live4ever's profile

live4ever

983 posts in 2827 days


#8 posted 02-04-2011 09:11 PM

Joe – your tutorials are fantastic. I recently finished the beginner series and I have to say I learned (and retained) more about Sketchup than I had previously after watching countless other tutorials. So thank you. :)

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

View BRINKMAN's profile

BRINKMAN

11 posts in 2485 days


#9 posted 02-04-2011 10:38 PM

Thanks for the site address. I will log on this evening for my first lesson in sketch-up. My daughters company of engineers will use sketch up for quick drawings and illustrations a lot.

View Chiefwoodworker's profile

Chiefwoodworker

149 posts in 3195 days


#10 posted 02-05-2011 04:53 AM

live4ever,

You are welcome. I am glad you found them effective and useful. I hope you find the intermediate series useful too. It starts slow but gets into some really good material soon. Be patient.

-- Joe.....

View Chiefwoodworker's profile

Chiefwoodworker

149 posts in 3195 days


#11 posted 02-05-2011 04:55 AM

Brinkman,

You are welcome. Does your daughter need an old, cantankerous SketchUp teacher? ;<)

-- Joe.....

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com