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FYI:  Sketchup Article in this month's Finewoodworking
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Old 7th October 2007, 08:36 PM   #1
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Default FYI: Sketchup Article in this month's Finewoodworking

It was interesting to see a piece in Fine Woodworking (Taunton Press) on Sketchup this month.

I will take a better reading of the piece (as a noob to CAD software) in a bit.

The mag is prob'ly the November 2007 issue.
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Old 9th October 2007, 04:14 AM   #2
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Default I've been playing around with it...

for a couple of months. It has a little bit of a steep learning curve, but once you start working with it, the curve flattens out nicely.

No expert here, but take the time to play around it. That way you can "visualize" your projects prior to building
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I love SketchUp... i'm an addict. Lots to learn yet.

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Default not fine woodworking by any means....

but an accurate sketchup of some laminated enclosures, as an exercise

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You need to add some braces to those.

A SketchUp of my (future) kitchen.

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Default added bracing...

dave,
yup , but really easy to do if you build "unique components"...
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