Sketchup For Woodworkers Guide My Journey Learning Sketchup
Sketchup for woodworkers guide my journey learning sketchup is post about Cabinet Making bookmarked by miguel with ID 12999864060 was uploaded on 15-03-2019 and has been viewed 386,688 times.
Most of the woodworking that I do is custom, requiring original design, or at minimum a bit of modification of an existing concept.Prior to learning SketchUp, I had developed my designs over the years using pencil and paper, as well as a couple of general purpose computer applications that were not specifically intended for furniture design.
All of these approaches left me feeling constrained, and I felt that the limitations of the tools were negatively affecting my designs.I wanted to gain the efficiency of a 'real design tool' that would allow me to work in three dimensions with a tool set that was purpose-built for detailed illustrations, so I finally made a commitment to learn SketchUp.
SketchUp was a natural choice for me because A) there is a robust version available for free, B) I have seen many example drawings that represented exactly the type of projects that I wanted to design with the tool so I knew that it was capable of performing my intended tasks, and C) because it is so widely adopted, there is an abundance of free and inexpensive self-guided training materials available.
A few years back I had made a couple previous attempts to just...