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Forum topic by Chiefwoodworker posted 03-23-2009 02:29 AM 2504 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-23-2009 02:29 AM

I just released An Intermediate Google SketchUp Tutorial – Part 4. For those of you who have been following and taking these tutorials you are really going to like this one. If you want to craft bracket ogee feet like these,

Ogee Bracket Feet

You may want to drawn them first in SketchUp like this.

Ogee Bracket Feet In SketchUp

Then you can use life size cutouts for templates.

Second, you learn to use .jpg files (or other supported image files) as templates to trace in SketchUp. You can take pictures of your favorite furniture piece and import them to SketchUp and accurately draw the piece.

Check out this tutorial series at

-- Joe.....

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#1 posted 04-09-2009 07:29 PM

Wow, impressive drawing. Looks like the picture. I’m curious in how much time is involved in this drawing.

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#2 posted 04-09-2009 07:39 PM

Hi Keith,

If I am drawing for myself and not a tutorial it takes me maybe 20 minutes to draw the entire set of feet (draw one, make it a component and place the rest). These are not hard to draw. If you are already a SketchUp user try the intermediate tutorials on bracket feet and cabriole legs at (parts 4 & 5). you will be surprised how easy it is.

-- Joe.....

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