Sketchup Introduction The Basics

This is a promotional video by Dave Richards (Authorized Sketchup Trainer)

Just what woodworkers have been asking for. This instructional video is specifically designed for the way woodworkers use SketchUp. Whatever your skill level, novice to advanced, you’ll get up to speed fast with Fine Woodworking’s Google SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers: The Basics.

Easy and intuitive to use. Learn how to set up the program, use drawing tools, navigate in a 3-D space, sketch, refine drawings, and create shop-ready plans. Already know a little? This easy-to-skim video lets you focus on what’s new to you and even lets you go back to review any topic, any time.

Learn from an experienced instructor. Dave Richards, an authorized SketchUp trainer, uses a basic cabinet as a model. He walks you through the whole process, from rough sketch through developing your own set of project plans. Along with his expert tips and shortcuts, you’ll get his handy cheat sheet plus a bonus digital plan.

The best way to invest an hour. The Basics video is just what every woodworker needs to do custom work. With SketchUp, it’s easier to design your own furniture, refine the concept in 3-D before you build, and assemble all the parts flawlessly.

About the author
Dave Richards is an authorized SketchUp trainer and long-time member of SketchUcation. He draws digital plans forFine Woodworking magazine and is one of the magazine’s Design.Click.Build bloggers.

Sketchup For Woodworkers