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UPDATE: Google SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers - The Basics with Dave Richards

comments (316) May 1st, 2012 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Google SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers - The Basics with Dave Richards
The Taunton Press; 2012.
$16.95; 66 mins.

This is an instructional video specifically designed for woodworkers. In Google SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers - The Basics you’ll learn how to set up the program, draw projects and create plans. The DVD includes sample projects, tips, shortcuts, a cheat sheet and a bonus digital plan. Dave Richards is an authorized SketchUp trainer, draws digital plans for Fine Woodworking, and is one of our “Design. Click. Build.” bloggers.

You can read more about Google SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers - The Basics in this recent blog entry and you can even post questions for Dave.

Lucky rruth is the winner. Her comment was chosen at random.

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Comments (316)

cerruti70 cerruti70 writes: This is a great video. But the designer makes one basic error that cost me 2 hours of problem-finding time. At the end of video 3, you'll see that the piece of the cabinet that is at the xyz origin is the corner of the sides -- not the outside edges of the base (the true most exterior dimensions of the cabinet). But then, when video 3 begins, the outside edges of the base are suddenly at the origin. I certainly didn't notice this at first, and simply continued on to video 3 with the cabinet I'd drawn in video 2. But this created a major problem: when I tried to draw parts (during video 3), I created misaligned pieces when clicking on a reference point on the cabinet drawn in video 2. Aggravating.
Posted: 11:01 pm on January 31st

Bradleyman Bradleyman writes: I'll take Sketchup on everything....yum!
Posted: 8:42 pm on May 1st

cc3d cc3d writes: this is all you need

http://sketchupforwoodworkers.com/
Posted: 8:08 pm on May 1st

MS_Jay MS_Jay writes: I' love a copy of the DVD.
Posted: 8:37 pm on April 30th

Hudsonoffiec Hudsonoffiec writes: I have taken 1 class with Minnesota WWG and would like DVD to learn more. It still confuses me some.
Posted: 8:32 pm on April 30th

fauxtrumeau fauxtrumeau writes: I've started on the SketchUp learning curve numerous times but end up spinning out. Help!
Posted: 7:29 pm on April 30th

gewald gewald writes: I won a copy of Sketch Up back before Google bought them. Played with it some, but if I'd had a DVD like this I would have probably gotten more out of the application.
Posted: 7:09 pm on April 30th

Evillecyclist Evillecyclist writes: Loved the sample. Now I need the whole thing!
Posted: 5:54 pm on April 30th

shawn7245 shawn7245 writes: Looks pretty neat. Would like to learn more.
Posted: 5:13 pm on April 30th

basim1002 basim1002 writes: SketchUp is an indispensable tool. I use it daily!
Posted: 5:04 pm on April 30th

mchlkhl mchlkhl writes: I downloaded it this weekend. Seems good at first, but then as you navigate, pieces don't line up. Maybe the instructional video will save the day.
Mike
Posted: 4:33 pm on April 30th

horn2300 horn2300 writes: I've tried to learn this on my own with no luck. I'm in.
Posted: 4:14 pm on April 30th

budeleau budeleau writes: I tired to learn SketchUp on my own.

Needless t say I wasn't a very good student.

A DVD is a good idea. I find that I can actually learn something quicker from an instructional DVDs.

Thank you

Posted: 4:04 pm on April 30th

mckinneymesa mckinneymesa writes: Sketchup and I go back to before Google.
Posted: 3:34 pm on April 30th

wiss wiss writes: from SU zero to SU guru would be easier if I had this to guide me.

Karl
Posted: 3:28 pm on April 30th

goat99 goat99 writes: count me in
Posted: 3:25 pm on April 30th

bigdobar bigdobar writes:
I may be an old geezer, but this Sketchup DVD would help me to design and build furniture to correct proportion.



Posted: 2:32 pm on April 30th

UnseenWombat UnseenWombat writes: Leaving comment.
Posted: 2:04 pm on April 30th

ewdysar ewdysar writes: I could certainly use some help with Sketchup, I've only just started to get into it. Please enter me into the drawing for the DVD.
Posted: 12:52 pm on April 30th

Brother_John Brother_John writes: Fantastic tool, yet it takes time to build a level of working proficiency (especially for more intricately detailed plans and designs). Definitely helps one better plan!
Posted: 12:43 pm on April 30th

mdp mdp writes: Need to get started on this...
Posted: 12:28 pm on April 30th

jakurowski jakurowski writes: I use a drafting table, AutoCad, and Roy Underhill's "measure never, cut once" methods. One reliable tool would be a big improvement
Posted: 11:52 am on April 30th

Ron_C Ron_C writes: Ooops...not book, but DVD!
Posted: 11:49 am on April 30th

Ron_C Ron_C writes: I use SketchUp a lot in designing and planning projects. I'm guessing the book shows many shortcuts and easier ways of doing things than what I've taught myself. For me, it would be a vaulable and well-used resource; one I would appreciate time and time again!
Posted: 11:46 am on April 30th

pizza pizza writes: Been learning it slowly here and there and could use the DVD. Thanks.
Posted: 11:41 am on April 30th

motohiro motohiro writes: Sketchup is very handy but difficult to master. I purchased the online version for woodworkers and added to my fund of knowledge. I think a simpler, easier referenced resource would be a great addition.


Posted: 11:40 am on April 30th

EdinStLouis EdinStLouis writes: I hope you cover how to print to scale from Sketch-Up.

Thanks,

E
Posted: 11:20 am on April 30th

brownman brownman writes: Have been trying to get myself motivated to learn how to use this new tool and am hoping this will be the time to start. So please help me arrive into the 21st century when it comes to furniture and cabinet design.
Posted: 11:14 am on April 30th

DonAgnew DonAgnew writes: I need this. Been fumbling around for months trying to figure it out.
Posted: 10:48 am on April 30th

jeb1248 jeb1248 writes: I see that plans are being published using Sketchup more and more frequently. I think it's about time I got on board and I'm sure that the DVD would go a long way to making that happen.
Posted: 10:36 am on April 30th

Moontoad Moontoad writes: Any help with sketchup is welcome. Count me in.
Posted: 10:33 am on April 30th

Wood_Joint Wood_Joint writes: Please enter me in the drawing. I've been using Sketchup for a couple of years with varying success so I could use a little help.
Posted: 10:30 am on April 30th

sailorwilliam sailorwilliam writes: I would love knowing Sketchup. I've seen a lot of comments and it looks like a very useful tool.
Posted: 9:40 am on April 30th

Badnewsbarrister Badnewsbarrister writes: I would love to like to learn to use SketchUp
Posted: 8:36 am on April 30th

BuckeyeJim BuckeyeJim writes: I can rally use this. I have been trying to use Sketchup but I am having problems. Also, I have never won anything since the draft lottery of 1968 when I was already in the service.
Posted: 8:21 am on April 30th

mdcraver mdcraver writes: Would like to give Sketchup a try.
Posted: 8:03 am on April 30th

Guzzy Guzzy writes: Yes, Sketchup truly would be an asset to any woodworkers toolbox.
Posted: 7:07 am on April 30th

leeh522 leeh522 writes: Perfect timing, as my wife wants me to make her a coffee table that doubles as a bench/foot rest. I really want to do this right for her rather than just banging a few boards together that would probably not last too long. I definately want to design this piece using sketchup.
Posted: 6:31 am on April 30th

JLMunoz JLMunoz writes: Could use tihis resource. I'd love having it
Posted: 5:40 am on April 30th

glenn27 glenn27 writes: Sketchup for woodworkers would be an awesome tool for linking two passions, woodworking and computer aided design.
Posted: 1:23 am on April 30th

rennX rennX writes: I already have and enjoy the SketchUp guide by Tim Killen. An additional viewpoint is always welcome, however.
Posted: 11:42 pm on April 29th

laststealth laststealth writes: Thanks for the chance to win
Posted: 11:29 pm on April 29th

drwood39 drwood39 writes: It may be time to give up the drawing board and t-square. Sketch up should help.
Posted: 10:54 pm on April 29th

rupps rupps writes: Please include me in the drawing. I am about to embark on starting a class in teaching woodworkers SU. This might be a good tool to include in the teaching.
Posted: 9:05 pm on April 29th

stachit stachit writes: I have bought a couple of instruction programs, but it's still Greek to me. Maybe aI could have better luck with a DVD. It wouldn't hurt to try.
Posted: 7:58 pm on April 29th

hesmichael hesmichael writes: have used sketchup to make a 3d model of our house.
fun program! a natural for woodworking design.
Michael in Salt Lake City
Posted: 7:57 pm on April 29th

Malleus Malleus writes: I just spent the day designing an aquarium stand for a friend. He has a 250 gal. aquarium that weighs over 2000 lbs. I used SU to work out some designs and solve some joinery problems.
Those of you who won't get the DVD, make sure you go the SU's website for some very useful tutorials. You can also find some good tutorials at woodgears.ca.
Posted: 6:22 pm on April 29th

Circuit Rider Circuit Rider writes: Throw me in to the hopper as well.
Posted: 6:19 pm on April 29th

Bg976 Bg976 writes:
I've tried sketchup with limited sucess, for woodworking and I hope this will be the key to using it for woodworking, thanks, Bg
Posted: 6:14 pm on April 29th

jpwglw jpwglw writes: Wow! It's been a challenge today just to keep this comment box open. At any rate, I'd LOVE to try Sketchup, especially as I have been considering for some time now, starting my own woodworking business (currently, I work part-time for the big orange box store). I've been an amateur woodworker for many years and have made many projects, some leaning toward the carpentry side of woodworking, for many of my friends and neighbors. Sketchup would be a great addition to my arsenal of tools!

Posted: 2:44 pm on April 29th

pbeeker pbeeker writes: Count me in

Posted: 12:11 pm on April 29th

dataman dataman writes: I have plaid with Sketch up in the past but would love to know how to really use it! This DVD could get me on my way!
Posted: 11:39 am on April 29th

douce1949 douce1949 writes: I have a limited use of SketchUp and could use all the help I can to use this program.
Posted: 10:03 am on April 29th

Seajay Seajay writes: I've read so much about Sketchup but have not yet invested the time to learn it. Maybe this is it, especially if I use the DVD to teach me the basics.
Posted: 9:56 am on April 29th

woodbutchr woodbutchr writes: I have some limited experience with Sketchup & would like to learn more.
Posted: 9:47 am on April 29th

Pilgrim15 Pilgrim15 writes: I think that Sketchup is a great program, and as a novice, I can use all of the help and the knowledge that I can acquire to better utilize this resource in my home shop.
Posted: 8:30 am on April 29th

legrisf legrisf writes: I have downloaded it and all I need now is to figure how it works. I'm pretty sure this will avoid waste of time and materials...
thx
Posted: 7:33 am on April 29th

tyvekboy tyvekboy writes: I've used SketchUp but would like to learn more. Hope I win.
Posted: 7:21 am on April 29th

TheToadMen TheToadMen writes: I downloaded Sketchup and tried it. It seems like a good and nice program, but I don't quite know how to use it. So thank you for people like Dave for sharing their expertise and helping us understanding and using this program to design better woodworking objects.

I would love to win this DVD.

Bert
Posted: 1:54 am on April 29th

Steve_F Steve_F writes: I'm in!
Posted: 12:58 am on April 29th

lightweightladylefty lightweightladylefty writes: We certainly miss DaveR's informative SketchUp challenges on LumberJocks, but are excited that he has decided to share his incredible expertise in a DVD.

There are numerous on-line helps for SketchUp users but, alas, because we have dial-up, they are not accessible to us. Dave's DVD is a great solution!
Posted: 10:52 pm on April 28th

lightweightladylefty lightweightladylefty writes: We certainly miss the informative SketchUp challenges from DaveR on LumberJocks, and are excited that he has shared his incredible expertise in a DVD. There are numerous on-line helps for SketchUp users but, alas, we have dial-up and they are not accessible to us. Dave's DVD would be a great solution!
Posted: 10:45 pm on April 28th

atc40 atc40 writes: Receiving the dvd would be a great way to improve efficiency and production in making projects for the people less fortunate and in training people new to woodworking!
Posted: 10:32 pm on April 28th

rumshizu rumshizu writes: I'm living in Japan and a professional woodworker. For a long time, I have been looking for easy to use, user friendly and low-cost 3D software. Now I got one? I'm still struggling to
understand and master several functions in it. I hope this "giveaway" opportunity would give me a great chance to advance.
Posted: 10:31 pm on April 28th

sparksrick sparksrick writes: Designed my landscaping with it, working up a kitchen remodel now
Posted: 9:53 pm on April 28th

mbriehl mbriehl writes: Sketchup is a great tool. I have used it for projects other that woodworking. I can certainly see the value of using it when designing woodworking projects. Wouldn't mind winning a guide explaining how to do it at all! Thanks.
Posted: 9:42 pm on April 28th

Koheni Koheni writes: SketchUp is great tool, with so many possibilities. Can't wait to check out the DVD.
Posted: 9:29 pm on April 28th

wiruss wiruss writes: Love Sketchup and the price. Awesome 3d software. Could learn more with the DVD. I will be looking for my free one in the mail...

Thank you Fine Woodworking for the DVD :)

Posted: 9:14 pm on April 28th

woodenbear42 woodenbear42 writes: This will help me butcher wood more efficiently. No more extra sawdust.
Posted: 9:01 pm on April 28th

Warren144 Warren144 writes: Need to learn this and can't think if a better way.
Posted: 8:39 pm on April 28th

nriordan nriordan writes: I have used sketch for three projects but I lack the proficiency to "rely" on the program as my go to drawing method. I would love to get the DVD to give me the visual support that I think would help me thru the technical things that I keep going back and looking up. thanks
Posted: 8:31 pm on April 28th

morephi morephi writes: Sketchup is an awesome tool.
Posted: 8:27 pm on April 28th

shopfan shopfan writes: As a beginning user I would find the Sketchup Guide a great tool for improving my skills. The timing is right since I am ready to plan my Summer projects.
Posted: 8:24 pm on April 28th

lejones1445 lejones1445 writes: I have played around with sketchup, but haven't got very far. Sounds like this DVD could be a real help to get started.
Posted: 7:49 pm on April 28th

TNakr TNakr writes: Google Sketch-up is such a great tool for modeling projects. I love it.
Posted: 7:21 pm on April 28th

Blayne_Overman Blayne_Overman writes: I have used Sketchup some, but would like to learn more about it so I can make better use of it. Great tool!!!
Posted: 6:52 pm on April 28th

townsend townsend writes: I use sketchup extensively for my designs. I have not had specific training, rather learned it by trial and error. I find it amazing. I have use it to design a house for my brother in law as well as mutliple furniture projects. I find the plug ins for bezier curves especially usefull.

I am currently using sketchup 8 professional. I found that the pro version is necessary to get full scale drawings which I use to make patterns from my sketches.

I think it would be interesting to see some training. There is always a new wrinkle to learn.

Allen
Posted: 6:30 pm on April 28th

MemeLucie MemeLucie writes: I would love to add this tool to my woodworking projects!
Posted: 6:05 pm on April 28th

houseboatguy houseboatguy writes: Been useing sketechup for years on small projects. Would love to have the DVD to help with the more difficult aspects of the design process.
Posted: 6:02 pm on April 28th

jjhayden jjhayden writes: Would be a great tool to add to the shop process.
Posted: 5:45 pm on April 28th

supercubber supercubber writes: I am new to Sketchup, so I could use some guidance. Thanks for the giveaway!
Posted: 5:45 pm on April 28th

WKGuerr_Jr WKGuerr_Jr writes: Well I will be retiring the 30th of May 2012 and finally will have the time to get to work on all the projects I have always wanted to do. I spent 18 years in the Military ( until disabled ) then 24 years driving long haul truck ( as that was the only job I could do with my disability to support my family ), now it is my time to play in the wood shop undisturbed as long as I want...And the DVD would help me with the design process.
Posted: 5:43 pm on April 28th

Vince99 Vince99 writes: Would love to learn how to us sketchp for m woodworking projects & be able to store the drawings on a computer for future reference & use.
Posted: 5:31 pm on April 28th

flcracker flcracker writes: All thought I am fast at using sketchup for what I do over and over, I know there is a lot that I could learn and I learn best by watching videos.
Posted: 5:24 pm on April 28th

jonnyjonjon jonnyjonjon writes: Google's ketchup? I don't even like ketchup!
Seriously though, I can use all the help I can get! Thanks!
Posted: 5:15 pm on April 28th

supercubber supercubber writes: Just getting into Sketchup, so I could use a little guidance. Thanks for the giveaway!
Posted: 5:09 pm on April 28th

Tomo_scotto Tomo_scotto writes: sketchup is a really handy tool, i normally use sketch up after a few hand drawn sketches...
Posted: 4:45 pm on April 28th

balarila balarila writes: Always wanted to learn this software.
Posted: 4:43 pm on April 28th

rayfu88 rayfu88 writes: I've used numerous CAD programs but nothing is as simple and easy to use as Sketchup. however i can't help but feel that I'm taking the long approach to building plans, which is what Auto Cad teaches you. This dvd would help me immensely.
Posted: 4:42 pm on April 28th

vlh vlh writes: I love Sketchup, but could use some pointers. I can design with it, however, I am sure I am taking the long way around when there are many shortcuts.
VLH
Posted: 4:12 pm on April 28th

opie123 opie123 writes: Count me in!
Posted: 4:04 pm on April 28th

bladeruiner bladeruiner writes: After using Autocad for 20+ years I would really like to learn Sketchup....
Posted: 4:03 pm on April 28th

ahorowitz ahorowitz writes: I've been trying to learn Sketchup for almost a year. I'm almost desperate enough to buy the CD.
Posted: 3:45 pm on April 28th

CDNWoodworker CDNWoodworker writes: looking forward to learning all about sketchup
Posted: 3:28 pm on April 28th

maple&wallnut man maple&wallnut man writes: Oh yes SketchUp ever since first came out I find it as an excellent tool for a woodworker,if you can virtually build your piece of furniture or design it you can see in advance the problems and challenges that come with the building process and you will not use expensive material.
You can visualize the colors, grain, proportions only with the virtual model and helps a lot when the work is for a customer as the customer can visualize the finish product and do real time instant changes to the design.
So to sum up is a fantastic product in the hand of a woodworker next to the pen and paper...
Posted: 3:26 pm on April 28th

aboude1 aboude1 writes:
Sketchup is grest tool to use for allmost wood works.DVD will help tolearn more
Posted: 3:25 pm on April 28th

Don Rip Don Rip writes: Toss my name in. I would love to learn more about Sketchup.
Posted: 3:11 pm on April 28th

JimCh JimCh writes: A great video to make a great tool easy to learn.
Posted: 3:05 pm on April 28th

utbigrod utbigrod writes: this would be nice
Posted: 3:01 pm on April 28th

tjdukes tjdukes writes: I actually stumbled upon SketchUp while reading a blog that compares home design programs. I actually designed my wood shop in it for practice and I can't wait to start designing furniture pieces with it.
Posted: 2:15 pm on April 28th

woodgobler woodgobler writes: A good way to learn sketchup
Posted: 1:56 pm on April 28th

rdennis303 rdennis303 writes: Looking forward to winning.
Posted: 1:42 pm on April 28th

OnBoard OnBoard writes: Instructions would be AWESOME!
So far, I have turned things upside down, backwards, and inside out. Haha!
Posted: 1:30 pm on April 28th

AeroGuy AeroGuy writes: I finally broke down and learned Sketch Up by trial and error. Painful, but worthwhile because I learned a lot from all my mistakes. I would guess the dvd would have made this a simpler process, but the on-line help is actually pretty good.
Posted: 1:14 pm on April 28th

JohnRumm JohnRumm writes: I can see the DVD could be most useful! Sketchup has already changed my ability to design and visualise a project, so it would be good to get more out of it.
Posted: 1:07 pm on April 28th

wolflahti wolflahti writes: There are a lot of YouTube tutorials for SketchUp, but most are very uneven and, of course, are not specific to the challenges of woodworking design.

It is interesting that this guide does not appear to be available from Amazon.
Posted: 1:00 pm on April 28th

shelleystallings shelleystallings writes: Although I consider myself to be computer literate, when I tried to learn Google SketchUp I was stymied. Some help would be a greatly appreciated. The older I get, the harder it seems to learn new tricks. Thanks for this opportunity.

Shelley
Posted: 12:41 pm on April 28th

user-227487 user-227487 writes: I've used Mastercam for laying out projects, but Sketchup is so much easier; would be nice to have this to round out my basic skillset and build a good foundation for learning more.
Posted: 12:40 pm on April 28th

Wixom Wixom writes: This training video would be great to have in the shop. I hope I win.
Posted: 12:34 pm on April 28th

Mike68847 Mike68847 writes: What a great idea to get us started. I'm very much a 'newbie' and need help to visualize projects. I think learning Sketchup is just what I need.
Posted: 12:32 pm on April 28th

MissysDad MissysDad writes: Been using Sketchup but need help to be better. Thanks for the chance to win the DVD.

Jack
Posted: 12:29 pm on April 28th

Kengaroo Kengaroo writes: I like that this video demonstrates the software by creating a "real" project to show how to draw, create bill of materials and print the results.
Posted: 12:16 pm on April 28th

Kengaroo Kengaroo writes: I like that this video demonstrates the software by creating a "real" project to show how to draw, create bill of materials and print the results.
Posted: 12:16 pm on April 28th

MortiseMaker MortiseMaker writes: And now... If anyone thinks Woodworkers are ignoring SketchUp - WOW - just look at the participation here!!!
Posted: 12:03 pm on April 28th

steverd steverd writes: If it is anything like Dave's posts to the Design,click and Build site it should be an excellent DVD
Posted: 11:42 am on April 28th

SLCLarry SLCLarry writes: I love using SketchUp to design projects, particularly those built to custom sizes, but I find when I go back and work on subsequent designs, I have lost some of the points I learned before. I usually search for "how to" tutorials on techniques I need, but forgot. Seeing is so much easier than reading! Being able to pop in a DVD and go right to what I need to review or learn would be awesome.
Posted: 11:29 am on April 28th

dave100 dave100 writes: I've struggled with trying to use Sketchup using a book but I find that it is often better to learn by watching and doing. I look forward to purchasing the video if I don't win it.
Posted: 10:59 am on April 28th

theframer theframer writes: Yeah Sketch-up is awesome!
Posted: 10:53 am on April 28th

Toolmanic Toolmanic writes: I've played with the Google Sketchup tutorials and would love to take it to the next level.
Posted: 10:42 am on April 28th

MarK39 MarK39 writes: I get confused with the program so this dvd will come in very handy!
Posted: 10:41 am on April 28th

rosebudllc rosebudllc writes: I will wait to see if I win, but for sure, I will buy the DVD.
I need to update my planing/drawing skills.
Posted: 10:32 am on April 28th

apkfinn apkfinn writes: Thanks Dave, waiting for advanced course.
Posted: 10:27 am on April 28th

NovaJoe NovaJoe writes: Fairly new to woodworking-carpentry doesn't count-I find myself somewhat overwhelmed by the various techniques, tools and methods. If I could get Sketch-up to work for me, I think it would allow me to pick and choose the techniques by trying them out on the computer first. Of course, I may be expecting more from it than it is capable of.
Posted: 10:26 am on April 28th

user-100374 user-100374 writes: Learning Sketchup would sure be better fro planning projects than a ruler and piece of parer!
Posted: 10:23 am on April 28th

Rubeman Rubeman writes: Would be nice to test this sketchup next to my Ironcad!
Posted: 10:16 am on April 28th

woodwrench woodwrench writes: SketchUp for woodworkers looks so cool. I have been a paper and pencil woodworker for many years, but I would like to take the next step forward in the design stages with SketchUp for woodworkers !
Posted: 10:13 am on April 28th

Dzhek Dzhek writes: The FWW e-letter is a great source of skills enhancement; I've been working wood since 1940, and I'm still learning new and exciting techniques.
Posted: 10:12 am on April 28th

rlp_581026 rlp_581026 writes: I use Sketchup to design my projects all the time & I'm sure this DVD would help improve my Sketchup skills.
Posted: 10:07 am on April 28th

SMH SMH writes: This might finally get me up to speed on SketchUp, which I've long wanted (and needed) to use effectively.
Posted: 9:56 am on April 28th

rrruth rrruth writes: I keep trying to learn sketch up and theDVD would really help.
thanks
Posted: 9:52 am on April 28th

jjenk02 jjenk02 writes: sign me up
Posted: 9:49 am on April 28th

2826 2826 writes: Guidance specifically for woodworkers would be a big help in learning to take full advantage of what Sketchup has to offer.
Posted: 9:47 am on April 28th

BUILDERS695 BUILDERS695 writes: Sign me up. This looks like a great tool.
Posted: 9:43 am on April 28th

sbond sbond writes: I've tried many of the learning tools for Sketchup available on the internet, but still struggle with it. A video focusing on the specific needs of woodworkers is long overdue, & I can't wait to get my hands on it!
Posted: 9:36 am on April 28th

budnigma budnigma writes: Yes, this DVD would be a great help in mastering a helpful tool.
Posted: 9:35 am on April 28th

budnigma budnigma writes: Yes, this DVD would be a great help in mastering a helpful tool.
Posted: 9:33 am on April 28th

budnigma budnigma writes: Yes, this DVD would be a great help in mastering a helpful tool.
Posted: 9:33 am on April 28th

gene11 gene11 writes: Yes, send it on.
Posted: 9:25 am on April 28th

lmoore1117 lmoore1117 writes: After thirty years as a machinist and metrologist I might as well learn how all of those neat little drawings get made.
Posted: 9:18 am on April 28th

1265Lombardi 1265Lombardi writes: I have always wnated to learn Sketchup and this would be a perfect gift for me! I don't usually win anything, but this could be a first!! Thanks for the offer!
Posted: 9:15 am on April 28th

jgwpat jgwpat writes: I've been a FW subscriber from the first issue and still have almost every copy. Still look forward to each issue and really enjoy the E-mail News Letters. I think Sketch Up is a great tool, but I know I need help to use it effectively. Hope I can win this DVD

Joe
Posted: 9:11 am on April 28th

Texastreehouse Texastreehouse writes: The most important tool in the workshop is knowledge.

Steve
Posted: 9:09 am on April 28th

ETMike ETMike writes: I've used Sketchup a couple of times for very simple projects; projects too simple to need so much design preparation, but intended to help me learn the program. I think this DVD might be the trick to speed up my learning curve.
Posted: 9:07 am on April 28th

MarkScott MarkScott writes: I would love to win the DVD. I am new to sketchup and could use the help in learning the program.
Posted: 9:07 am on April 28th

JimTrue JimTrue writes: I'm looking for a tool like Sketchup to help with both flat work and lathe turned models/designs. Looks like this DVD would help me get started.
Posted: 8:55 am on April 28th

Bob_Norton Bob_Norton writes: Certainly looks like something I could make use of even if I don't win a copy.
Posted: 8:50 am on April 28th

Timthewoodman Timthewoodman writes: I like what I see others do, including my sons. I have tried auto cad years ago, but it was more detailed than I had time to learn. I have designed most of my furniture projects on paper, but would like to learn sketchup to get them on the computer.


Posted: 8:49 am on April 28th

Len0710 Len0710 writes: Like others, my attempts at using Sketchup have all been futile!
Posted: 8:46 am on April 28th

user-2486640 user-2486640 writes: I would really like to learn to use Sketchup better.
Posted: 8:46 am on April 28th

Scott_Chambers Scott_Chambers writes: I'm in, thanks.
Posted: 8:45 am on April 28th

just_bill just_bill writes: I know how good it is, I took a one day class. But for some reason I just did not learn enough to do it on my own. It would be great for all woodworkers to know.
Posted: 8:44 am on April 28th

CNY_Dan CNY_Dan writes: I've used Sketchup for a few projects, but struggle to get it to do what I would like it to do. A goo training in the basics would be helpful in improving my efficiency in developing my plans.

Posted: 8:42 am on April 28th

mrmmike mrmmike writes: I've used Autocad in my profession (Electrical Engineering) for a long time. There is nothing like Sketchup for working with Wood Project drawings. It's much easier to learn than Autocad and the best part...it's FREE!
Mike
Posted: 8:38 am on April 28th

GAdams GAdams writes: I have looked at the Sketchup type programs, most do not fit my needs. Perhaps a more Basic DVD will be better for my feeble mind.
Posted: 8:35 am on April 28th

DougFromMaine DougFromMaine writes: I've used "desktop publishing" software for many years to mock-up scale 2D versions of projects. It's been very helpful for fiddling with proportions as well as optimizing material usage. I've taken a few feeble stabs at SketchUp, but just didn't get it - 3D modeling uses a paradigm that isn't intuitive to me I guess. A video tutorial would probably be just the kick-start I need.
Posted: 8:29 am on April 28th

spzwd spzwd writes: Have been using turboCAD for years, but sketchup offers so much more. I really need a simple entry into it though, been frustrating to use so far.
Posted: 8:23 am on April 28th

shink shink writes: I am one of those that "just don't get CAD." I would like to look at SketchUp again, with some good instructions, and see if I can wrap my mind around it. I have a lot of projects I would like to do and could use a faster way to draw the plans.
Posted: 8:20 am on April 28th

Al_1 Al_1 writes: I've never tried a sketching program yet but am certainly willing to try something new.
Posted: 8:15 am on April 28th

CraigAinKC CraigAinKC writes: I've used SketchUp and found it useful for seeing the inside of joints and determining the length of components including the tenons. I look forward to learning more.
Posted: 8:09 am on April 28th

f706 f706 writes: The hurrier I go the behinder I get!!!
Posted: 7:53 am on April 28th

toolsRus toolsRus writes: To measure twice, and cut once is easier when starting with a measured design.
Posted: 7:43 am on April 28th

drhookemup drhookemup writes: I'm looking forward to acquiring additional (digital) skills

Posted: 7:40 am on April 28th

LarryDNJR LarryDNJR writes: I would definitely be thrilled to win this. I've tried learning and using Sketchup without much success. Thanks for putting this offer out there!
Posted: 7:37 am on April 28th

MissionFan MissionFan writes: I would really enjoy knowing how to design projects with Sketchup.
Posted: 7:18 am on April 28th

EdDeep EdDeep writes: I want to understand SketchUp better.
Posted: 7:13 am on April 28th

kentuk55 kentuk55 writes: I think this would be a really great addition to my toolbox.
Posted: 7:12 am on April 28th

user-423028 user-423028 writes: Please, I need help with the learning curve!
Posted: 7:03 am on April 28th

aaijr aaijr writes: Nice to have a SU DVD that focuses on furniture making.
Posted: 6:46 am on April 28th

cuemaker cuemaker writes: I have used autocad, corel, vcarvepro, aspire, but have not tried sketchup yet. I'll try
Posted: 6:45 am on April 28th

cabsbydesign cabsbydesign writes: I have been making bespoke furniture for 17 years without a days unemployment and a full diary 'till Christmas...all my preliminary drawing is "pencil on beermat" stuff followed by a thorough line drawing from a draughting board.
I'm worried that I'll be slipping behind the times, so trying to get involved in 'SU'...bought and downloaded video, but couldn't open files. Have taken professional guidance on 'un-zipping' recieved folders...If this is my level of 'IT' skills, I think I'm going to be in trouble...?
Looks like it's back to the "quill and parchment", thanks anyway...!!
Posted: 6:45 am on April 28th

jcwnr jcwnr writes: Hi, this would be very helpful.
Posted: 6:39 am on April 28th

TexasTed TexasTed writes: Maybe, just maybe, with this I'll be able to finally conquer Sketchup.
Posted: 6:35 am on April 28th

cabsbydesign cabsbydesign writes:
Posted: 6:28 am on April 28th

DonaldG DonaldG writes: To be frank - I don't like Sketchup or even AutoCad for woodworking drawings. I have used both but I think the time investment is better directed to woodworking skills and projects. I have returned to making full-size renderings made with hand drafting.


Posted: 6:18 am on April 28th

BarefootEddie BarefootEddie writes: I've tried a few different computer based drawing programs without success. This DVD might be just what I need.
Posted: 6:13 am on April 28th

smokysalmon smokysalmon writes: I have tried to use SU, with VERY little success. A tutorial DVD would be a great addition to my woodworking library. I'm also sure that it would improve my woodworking skills. Count me in.
Posted: 5:51 am on April 28th

Mrfishy Mrfishy writes: I've been looking for a good drawing program to speed plans for customers. I think Sketchup is the program for me and would love to learn it in the woodworking way.

Best regards from Sweden


Posted: 5:38 am on April 28th

rrapp rrapp writes: This sounds like it will bring sketchup to what we really need. Hope I win!
Posted: 5:34 am on April 28th

Heron Heron writes: Why oh why do you exclude your loyal members/customers from outside the US & Canada in taking part in these draws and contests? Do we not pay the same rates as the rest, do we not help to support your company.

By the way there DVD is great, having seen it, it is worth the $17
Posted: 4:04 am on April 28th

nanks nanks writes: Could use a good sketch-up tutorial. I would put it to good use.
Posted: 3:58 am on April 28th

bobbyblues bobbyblues writes: Please, please let me be the random winner.
Posted: 3:54 am on April 28th

cahudson42 cahudson42 writes: One more hat in the ring!
Posted: 1:41 am on April 28th

Dadzor Dadzor writes: Just spent forever drawing plans and cutting guide for my latest project. I'm in!
Posted: 1:28 am on April 28th

ELRICK ELRICK writes: Very interested in learning Sketchup please place my name in the box. I will probably buy the DVD.
Posted: 10:47 pm on April 27th

Portage1969 Portage1969 writes: Any help with sketchup would be appreciated.

Posted: 8:54 pm on April 27th

denrob denrob writes: I understand a video (draw me a picture) better than a book. (A picture is worth a thousand words}
Posted: 8:02 pm on April 27th

mredkall mredkall writes: Me too. Sign me up. I'm a slower learner and need a guide bad
Posted: 7:45 pm on April 27th

1100stx 1100stx writes: Count me in
Posted: 7:05 pm on April 27th

mclark561 mclark561 writes: Count me in!
Posted: 6:30 pm on April 27th

mclark561 mclark561 writes: Count me in!
Posted: 6:30 pm on April 27th

ekf1270 ekf1270 writes: Sketch Up is great as I'm artistically challenged (amongst other things)!
Posted: 10:32 am on April 27th

buffal1130 buffal1130 writes: a good DVD to add to learning library
Posted: 9:40 pm on April 26th

fossa fossa writes: Sketchup. Love it. Love it. Love it.
Posted: 1:05 pm on April 26th

cwturtle cwturtle writes: I'm completley useless with SU, could really badly use this!!

Thanks FWW for all you do!
Posted: 12:48 pm on April 26th

konaman konaman writes: I could use more help using sketchup
Posted: 12:14 pm on April 26th

Fasted1 Fasted1 writes: Sign me up....I need to understand how to use Sketchup. I want to develop a library of furniture plans.
Thanks.
Posted: 11:58 am on April 26th

rondeal rondeal writes: Please send it to Me!!! Love SketchUp
Posted: 11:53 am on April 26th

slowlearner slowlearner writes: Me too. Sign me up. I'm a slow learner and need a guide badly.
Posted: 10:03 am on April 26th

slowlearner slowlearner writes: Me too. Sign me up. I'm a slow learner and need a guide badly.
Posted: 10:03 am on April 26th

Bsmiley Bsmiley writes: Yeah need some help here with Sketchup. Definately sign me up Please.
Posted: 8:38 am on April 26th

iv3359 iv3359 writes: one for me please...
Posted: 7:43 am on April 26th

reglilly reglilly writes: I've looked at Google's videos, but something especially for woodworkers would be great!
Posted: 7:30 am on April 26th

Rhysling Rhysling writes: Sign me up.
Posted: 7:29 am on April 26th

crashj crashj writes: I would love to give this a try!
Posted: 4:25 am on April 26th

Paladin2025 Paladin2025 writes: Dave does a great job with all his tutorials. Would love to see this video too.
Posted: 11:11 pm on April 25th

Leszi Leszi writes: This would sure assist with designs for my woodwork.
Posted: 11:06 pm on April 25th

Grumpy_Geologist Grumpy_Geologist writes: Pick me - I never win anything.
Posted: 10:49 pm on April 25th

Martimus00 Martimus00 writes: did i win?
Posted: 10:07 pm on April 25th

gatorbees gatorbees writes: I have been following other video tutorials. I watch, pause, practice, repeat. I do not feel like I am making any headway with learning SketchUp, at least in a way I can put it to use in my shop. I am starting to wonder if this is something really useable, or just something to eat up my time playing on the computer (Mac) and come away with something that I could of scratched out on my graph paper...the way I have done it for years.

So Pick me cause I need help!!!

Thanks in advance for helping this woodworker get a little more modern.....


Posted: 9:45 pm on April 25th

DonBrenner DonBrenner writes: I need help using Sketchup. I down loaded it but have found it confusing. The DVD would probably help. Please pick me because I am a senior needing all the help I can get.
Posted: 9:36 pm on April 25th

gracecab gracecab writes: Pick me Pick me. Why? Why not?
Posted: 8:46 pm on April 25th

MKWerman MKWerman writes: I sure could use this!
Posted: 8:25 pm on April 25th

highpro highpro writes: Sign me up!
Posted: 8:19 pm on April 25th

ALF58 ALF58 writes: Cat sketch fever!
Hope I catch it!
Posted: 7:59 pm on April 25th

markbarabas markbarabas writes: Sketch me up Scotty!
Posted: 5:05 pm on April 25th

drllucas drllucas writes: Sure, send me the dvd!
Posted: 4:55 pm on April 25th

Steve26 Steve26 writes: I've done some basic drafting stuff with Google Sketchup but never anything difficult due to the lack of knowledge. It would be great to have some kind of semiformal instruction on it!
Posted: 4:14 pm on April 25th

ElMicko ElMicko writes: Thanks for sucking me into the scam. "DVD Giveaway" Like a idiot I am thinking just "request" the DVD and then you will send it. LOL Stupid me, we have to leave a comment and then you'll decide who the winner is of probably one DVD, a whooping $17 value. These scams tick me off so much, that like a idiot I am leaving a comment. What a waste of time!!
Thanks anyway
ElMicko
Posted: 2:13 pm on April 25th

bobandsally bobandsally writes: Me, me.
Posted: 1:45 pm on April 25th

Tomball Pa Tomball Pa writes: Sketchup is a great tool! I used it to design an Eagle project for a young scout in my church/neighborhood. Imagine if I actually had some training on this tool! Woo Hoo ! ! !
Posted: 12:01 pm on April 25th

jimmacgregor jimmacgregor writes: This would be a very helpful DVD. Thanks for the chance.
Posted: 11:08 am on April 25th

Handtool37 Handtool37 writes: This DVD would be of great help, pop it into my DVD recorder and watch it on the TV with the advantage any instructions,help aids etc. could be halted, inched forwards or backwards as I try them out at the same time whilst running Sketch-up on my computer. Looks a great deal, even better if I can win a free copy!.
Posted: 9:43 am on April 25th

manu31 manu31 writes: to catch up on sketchup
Posted: 9:37 am on April 25th

DaveSchutze DaveSchutze writes: Sounds like a great resource. Sketch Up really helps visualize your work in 3 dimensions.
Posted: 8:53 am on April 25th

thelt thelt writes: I could definitely use this. I am sooo lost in sketchup.
Posted: 8:24 am on April 25th

Bratchet Bratchet writes: This blogger has been giving me advice for a long time so I can attest to his knowledge of Sketchup.


Posted: 7:37 am on April 25th

RVH RVH writes: I would love a free copy! I use SK regularly and always look for FW's blogs to help me improve my skills.

Posted: 6:12 am on April 25th

T_Saarno T_Saarno writes: Would love to win this one. I bought the paper version of the guide for woodworkers. DVD would boost my learning.
Posted: 4:44 am on April 25th

WoodCrafter WoodCrafter writes: Sketchup is a tool I realy need to learn how to use.
This sounds like a great way to get schooled.
Posted: 3:13 am on April 25th

casaheil casaheil writes: This looks great. I'd like to be proficient in SketchUp so I can easily model designs for projects.
Thanks!
--- Steve
Posted: 12:58 am on April 25th

trentjames trentjames writes: Sketchup has become the first tool I reach for when starting a new project. My struggles to visualize dimensions, joints, and doing sheet good take-offs are no longer a hindrance.
Posted: 11:38 pm on April 24th

MrMiz MrMiz writes: I attempted to draw a Swing set, jewelry cabinet, and a kitchen play set with sketchup... needless to say my results were less than useful. I would really benefit from this DVD.
Posted: 11:32 pm on April 24th

Nollie Nollie writes: Sketchup is the best tool to design furniture. It is fast to use. The thing is to know HOW! This DVD can help a lot to know more to do the finer detail in design work
Posted: 11:03 pm on April 24th

fdecker fdecker writes: fsdecker
I build kitchen cupboards & vanities with 2 friends free of labor costs for Habitat here in Western N.C. we sure could use Sketch Up to speed up our time.We are working on our 12th.
house hope to have family in 6-1-12. Then we start another one
be nice to try Sketch Up.
Posted: 10:14 pm on April 24th

Chuck_T Chuck_T writes: I've had some one-on-one with Dave. He is a terrific teacher!
Posted: 9:24 pm on April 24th

Ron Alley Ron Alley writes: Lightning strikes? Maybe.
Posted: 9:19 pm on April 24th

garyprott garyprott writes: I need a lot of help in Sketchup. This would be great.
Posted: 9:07 pm on April 24th

chetkloss chetkloss writes: If you have an extra, I would certainly appreciate one
Posted: 9:06 pm on April 24th

wgr wgr writes: Free stuff great! I'll probably buy it anyway since I need help in sketch up!
Posted: 8:16 pm on April 24th

weedman weedman writes: I would love to win a copy of this dvd? Lord knows I need all them help when it comes to software like this? I hope I win , on very fixed income and cannot spare the money for it so it would be a godsend to win? Thank you Pat
Posted: 8:00 pm on April 24th

sleclerc sleclerc writes: Sketchup is possibly the best free app I've ever used. Keeping my fingers crossed for the DVD.
Posted: 7:32 pm on April 24th

GoRedsUS GoRedsUS writes: Sign me up!
Posted: 7:25 pm on April 24th

JSZens JSZens writes: I would gladly add this DVD to my collection. Learning Sketchup takes some time. This would help a lot!


Posted: 7:03 pm on April 24th

sirlezz sirlezz writes: What a great idea
a book to draw your skills together and to fill in the blanks of knowledge that stop you from completing your designs it is these designs I feel help to grow the joy of working with wood

no matter how much I learn from experience it is always other peoples knowledge that lighten the learning curve

thank you for creating this book and from all of us who will benefit from reading it
Posted: 6:57 pm on April 24th

David5633 David5633 writes: Google SketchUp PDF has been very complicated for me to understand...I need help with it, this would definitely be an invaluable tool for me. I have bought and tried to use the pdf version but find it difficult to follow. I've been dying to get SketchUp to work for me. I have determined that using SketchUp would most certainly make me a better woodworker...my problem is at the end of my projects I ALWAYS find that my measurements are a little bit "OFF" and I have to make it work somehow. Fingers crossed.
Posted: 6:49 pm on April 24th

JoeMin JoeMin writes: Sketchup is amazingly powerful, but not completely intuitive. This sounds like a good help to getting started.

Posted: 5:36 pm on April 24th

HandleyPageMonoplane HandleyPageMonoplane writes: Would like to get started on SketchUp but would really appreciate the visual training. Sure would beat hearing my son laugh at me.
Posted: 5:28 pm on April 24th

308defense 308defense writes: I have tried to learn Sketchup, but to this point I have not gotten very far. It is my turn to get the help I need to be able to build better projects with Sketchup.
Thank you for asking if I needed help.
Posted: 5:24 pm on April 24th

Rab3834 Rab3834 writes: I am really trying to learn this program but it is extremely time intensive. Requires lots of patience and plenty of practice. I hope I can win this dVD otherwise I will probably have to buy it. Rick
Posted: 4:34 pm on April 24th

joesnare joesnare writes: I have been fascinated with this program but have had LIMITED success using it. A video is welcomed and overdue.
Posted: 4:15 pm on April 24th

Rick in Bothwell Rick in Bothwell writes: Something that would certainly help ease the learning curve. Count me in.
Posted: 4:00 pm on April 24th

kylelake kylelake writes: What a great birthday present this would be (Apr 28)! This is definitely something I would be able to use and even more importantly, pass on to my son.
Posted: 2:34 pm on April 24th

ottoparts ottoparts writes: I've tried Sketchup, but didn't get very far. And I'm a visual person, so this DVD sounds perfect!
Posted: 2:03 pm on April 24th

mbutts mbutts writes: I'll take one, to go!
Posted: 1:09 pm on April 24th

bko bko writes: Looks great--I would love to use sketchup more effectively!
Posted: 12:57 pm on April 24th

snetdude snetdude writes: Dabbled (struggled) a little in sketch-up. Looks like this DVD would be a great tool and the keys to reveal the true power of the program.
Posted: 11:30 am on April 24th

bluerag56 bluerag56 writes: Someone has to win. Might as well be me.
Posted: 11:16 am on April 24th

RalphBarker RalphBarker writes: Raises hand, even though I bought the e-book.
Posted: 9:14 am on April 24th

ScarletJim ScarletJim writes: I don't use my drafting table any more since I started using Sketchup. Started with Sketchup 3 and now am on version 8. Bought the Sketchup Guide for Woodworkers. if the DVD is anything like the ebook, it will be a winner.
Posted: 9:08 am on April 24th

BA3 BA3 writes: Definitely want to take a chance on this one -- still struggling with the transition from good ol' (graph) paper and pencil to screen and mouse.
Posted: 8:05 am on April 24th

themaking themaking writes: Wow!! This is what I wanted exactly.
Thanks for Dave's hard working.
Cheers!
Posted: 2:11 am on April 24th

theframer theframer writes: If this dvd can teach me how to use sketchup count me in.

Posted: 11:38 pm on April 23rd

StuartE StuartE writes: Please?!?
Posted: 11:36 pm on April 23rd

timhimself timhimself writes: Hope to someday be faster at building things in Sketchup than I can with wood.
Posted: 11:19 pm on April 23rd

IndyMac IndyMac writes: Let it be me!
Posted: 8:31 pm on April 23rd

BigJim46 BigJim46 writes: Hope it's me !!
Posted: 8:22 pm on April 23rd

lfkerby lfkerby writes: Add me to the many who would love a chance to win this DVD.
Posted: 7:20 pm on April 23rd

gergistheword gergistheword writes: Crossing my fingers!
Posted: 6:58 pm on April 23rd

judgewood judgewood writes: Wow! Perhaps I won't have to order it . . . that'd be neat!

Thanks.
Posted: 5:10 pm on April 23rd

rodk1 rodk1 writes: I'd love to see this DVD. Sign me up!
Posted: 4:41 pm on April 23rd

Oldtyme Oldtyme writes: Sign me up, please
Posted: 4:14 pm on April 23rd

bennygred bennygred writes: FREE STUFF!!!! I want to win

Posted: 4:02 pm on April 23rd

Loudspeaker Loudspeaker writes: I Love Sketchup!!!
Posted: 3:59 pm on April 23rd

jpat jpat writes: I think it would be great to win this DVD !
Thanks
Posted: 3:43 pm on April 23rd

knukelhed knukelhed writes: Sketchup would be a great alternative to my standard engineer's paper and pencil, and it would be easier to make a scale drawing.
Posted: 2:44 pm on April 23rd

eharvey eharvey writes: I've been wanting to learn more about the use of Sketchup for woodworking and design.
Posted: 2:30 pm on April 23rd

D11RDozer D11RDozer writes: Sketchup looks like a powerful design tool, I just haven't figured out how to use it yet.
Posted: 1:52 pm on April 23rd

chucktown chucktown writes: I've been considering buying this, but free would be even better! Count me in!
Cheers
Posted: 1:47 pm on April 23rd

kayak789 kayak789 writes: Would be a big help for all of the projects that i want to get better at.
Posted: 1:16 pm on April 23rd

sk2tobin sk2tobin writes: maybe i will win this time
Posted: 1:10 pm on April 23rd

MKetelsen MKetelsen writes: Would love to have this DVD. Count me in. Thanks.
Posted: 12:53 pm on April 23rd

user-209614 user-209614 writes: this would be great. I keep trying to learn Sketchup, then leave it for a few months and find I have to re learn everythign
Posted: 12:38 pm on April 23rd

jasells jasells writes: Count me in. Would love to better understand it.
Posted: 12:16 pm on April 23rd

Mark Hulette Mark Hulette writes: I use SU and hack away at it but would REALLY love how to use it productively and efficiently to help my woodworking/design.
Thank you!
Posted: 10:28 am on April 23rd

LBF LBF writes: YES! I would love this.
Posted: 10:00 am on April 23rd

Jim8mad Jim8mad writes: I know Sketch Up is much better, but Photoshop is easier for me to use. Please help me learn Sketch Up.
Posted: 9:55 am on April 23rd

picciuto picciuto writes: I just know if I had this DVD I'd spend less time drinking and more time woodworking.
Posted: 9:37 am on April 23rd

jswild jswild writes: I have tried SketchUp, but would really like to learn HOW to use it!
Posted: 8:56 am on April 23rd

JLYoung JLYoung writes: Count me in please
Posted: 8:42 am on April 23rd

jdm92562 jdm92562 writes: Count me in
Posted: 8:39 am on April 23rd

tlpmap tlpmap writes: I need to learn Sketch-Up.
Posted: 8:18 am on April 23rd

fred_1_fred fred_1_fred writes: I have a massive pile of digital lumber building up, mainly off-cuts, and this might help convert it into something useful.
Posted: 7:47 am on April 23rd

tdh36185 tdh36185 writes: I have been using sketch up sporadically, and would like to lean how to use it better.
Posted: 7:37 am on April 23rd

kayaks kayaks writes: I would love this video. I use sketchup for all my projects.
Posted: 7:21 am on April 23rd

CanonmanNC CanonmanNC writes: The DVD would be a huge help for me.
Posted: 6:49 am on April 23rd

Joe__G Joe__G writes: I could use the help.
Posted: 6:22 am on April 23rd

Dank24 Dank24 writes: I love SketchUp.
Posted: 6:13 am on April 23rd

Ljlc Ljlc writes: Can a 70+ person learn Sketchup? If I win, I'll tell you.
Posted: 3:50 am on April 23rd

lzrdave lzrdave writes: Have tried it, and found it rather cumbersome.
Maybe I need more training.
Posted: 10:07 pm on April 22nd

Maddhatter3 Maddhatter3 writes: This would help. Yes, please.
Posted: 8:34 pm on April 22nd

Larrythewoodguy Larrythewoodguy writes: yes please
Posted: 6:20 pm on April 22nd

nestcraft nestcraft writes: me, me, me!
Posted: 5:51 pm on April 22nd

nznix nznix writes: any help with sketchup would always be useful
Posted: 5:49 pm on April 22nd

Bob_Ottawa Bob_Ottawa writes: My goal this year is to finally learn Sketchup but I find paper isnt the easiest way. I'd love this DVD.
Posted: 4:57 pm on April 22nd

Barry143 Barry143 writes: I'm always looking for more information on using Sketchup.

Hope I win!
Posted: 4:12 pm on April 22nd

tjocpa tjocpa writes: I have Sketchup, but need help.
Posted: 4:08 pm on April 22nd

biffe biffe writes: learning to use it at the moment.So yes pls
Posted: 4:08 pm on April 22nd

Matthews_Granpa Matthews_Granpa writes: This has the potential to be one of the best tools in my shop

Posted: 3:15 pm on April 22nd

Marlon86 Marlon86 writes: I need to catchup with Sketchup. Wow, I was a poet and didn't know it!
Posted: 3:02 pm on April 22nd

griph0n griph0n writes: I'd like to get quicker with sketchup.
Posted: 3:02 pm on April 22nd

JMSidhu JMSidhu writes: Been wanting to learn sketchup for quite a few years. Have Bonnie Roskes' books and think I might do better with video
Posted: 2:31 pm on April 22nd

Totekit Totekit writes: Sketchup is very handy for woodworking. Much to learn.
Posted: 2:29 pm on April 22nd

Red_F Red_F writes: This looks like a great guide. I'd love to have it.
Posted: 2:28 pm on April 22nd

rgdaniel rgdaniel writes: Could definitely make use of this... dragging my heels a bit on Sketchup...
Posted: 2:07 pm on April 22nd

jeffreyi jeffreyi writes: This DVD sounds like an extremely useful resource.
Posted: 1:46 pm on April 22nd

Paul_C Paul_C writes: Sketchup is something I need help with to get up to speed. This DVD would really help.


Posted: 11:53 am on April 22nd

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