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SketchUp- learning to use

  • 12-08-2021 1:00pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,071 ✭✭✭ PMBC

    Came across this yesterday and had never heard of it. It seems relatively easy compared to Autocad or Revit.

    Anyone use/using for simple floor plans, elevations? If so did you learn by professional/technical training or by video or book. I'm particularly interested in a book, Dummies etc., and although they are not expensive Id like to get a good guide to start (I'm too mature 😀for Autocad although I have done a basic/2D course). Thanks all.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,231 ✭✭✭ djan

    It is an extremely versatile tool. Was used to design, and make technical drawings for a substantial extension to house which the builders etc. were happy to work with.

    Took about 1-2 months playing with it and watching side by side YouTube videos to get comfortable with it. Definitely more intuitive than the "Pro" level programs.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,071 ✭✭✭ PMBC

    Thanks djan