I received my copy of Bob Lang’s e-book Woodworkers Guide to SketchUp last week. Thanks, Bob! I am sure this computer-based tool WILL take me to the next level with SketchUp!
For years I have been using eCabinet Systems to design furniture. But that is about to change. With this new electronic book, loaded on my laptop and ready to go any time I have a few spare minutes to play with it, I learned in less than two minutes how to make Groups:
I love to make boxes; this includes drawers for furniture. I have puzzled for a long time about the “secret” to making dovetailed boxes using SketchUp. I will fret no longer, as this Guide makes it child’s play:
I am convinced this was the learning tool I needed to take my drawing skill to the next level with SketchUp. I have been using it during spare time, and it works – the wonderful, short videos reinforce the text. I even cheat sometimes, and watch the video before reading the text in some sections… You can read a great review by Christopher Schwarz on the Lost Art Press blog here.
Run, don’t walk, to buy Lang’s CD from his web site, CrafstmanPlans.com. Until July 1 you will save $10; the special introductory price is $29.95, which includes free shipping.
— Al Navas