SketchUp For Dummies, 2nd Edition book cover

SketchUp For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Authors:
Bill Fane ,
Mark Harrison ,
Josh Reilly
Published: September 1, 2020

Overview

The first step in making your ideas a reality SketchUp offers a vast array of tools that help you get your building, woodworking, and design plans out of your head and into a real model. Even if you’ve never dabbled in the software, SketchUp For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes it easy to get started as quickly as the ideas pop into your head! Providing real-world insight from top SketchUp insiders, this book teaches you how to tackle the basics of the program and apply those skills to real-world projects. You’ll discover the basics of modeling as they apply to either free or paid versions of SketchUp before diving into creating models to use for making objects, constructing buildings, or redesigning interiors. With Sketchup For Dummies, 2nd Edition:
  • Navigate the SketchUp product mix
  • Get familiar with the basics of modeling
  • View and share your models
  • Make your architecture, interior design, and woodworking dreams a reality
You have tons of great ideas — and now you can harness this powerful software to bring them to life.
The first step in making your ideas a reality SketchUp offers a vast array of tools that help you get your building, woodworking, and design plans out of your head and into a real model. Even if you’ve never dabbled in the software, SketchUp For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes it easy to get started as quickly as the ideas pop into your head! Providing real-world insight from top SketchUp insiders, this book teaches you how to tackle the basics of the program and apply those skills to real-world projects. You’ll discover the basics of modeling
as they apply to either free or paid versions of SketchUp before diving into creating models to use for making objects, constructing buildings, or redesigning interiors. With Sketchup For Dummies, 2nd Edition:
  • Navigate the SketchUp product mix
  • Get familiar with the basics of modeling
  • View and share your models
  • Make your architecture, interior design, and woodworking dreams a reality
You have tons of great ideas — and now you can harness this powerful software to bring them to life.
SketchUp For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Like any 3-D modeling program, SketchUp offers different ways to do common tasks. In this Cheat Sheet, you'll find tips on the best way to use SketchUp tools and to boost your productivity. Keyboard shortcuts also enable you to work quickly and easily in SketchUp, so you'll uncover keyboard shortcuts for common tools. [caption id="attachment_271860" align="alignnone" width="556"] ©AIM Architects/Shutterstock.com

Modern architecture house interior created in SketchUp.[/caption]