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Google sketchup?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by mtxsub, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. Aug 23, 2012 at 9:34 PM
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    mtxsub

    mtxsub [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just woundering if any one uses google sketchup? If so post what you made im in the process of makeing some off road mods then takeing the drawing and make the parts animated before waisting time and money on stuff that might not work.
     
  2. Aug 23, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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    Jib Bandits

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  3. Aug 24, 2012 at 12:07 AM
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    pippen

    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    I started making some house drawings on it once but then switched over to blender+gmod+bryce. I should try making something for my truck I have some 3D pre-made model of a Hilux and Tacoma for 3DS and LightWave...dunno how to use those programs though..
     
  4. Aug 24, 2012 at 12:28 AM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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  5. Aug 24, 2012 at 12:30 AM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Also, I use sketchup a lot for random stuff. Headache racks, bumpers, trailers, buildings like sheds and houses, workbench, bike rack, bbq, pontoon boat, loft bed. Thats what I got off the top of my head haha.
     
  6. Aug 24, 2012 at 3:11 PM
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    No build thread yet... I need to make one though! Maybe one of these days I'll stop being lazy and just do it haha. I've got a ton of stuff to put into it.
     
  7. Oct 15, 2012 at 6:36 PM
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    Warhorseforever

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    :annoyed: A few questions. Does anyone know how to set measurement to 1/4 increments? I'm trying to model a sub woofer box and I don't need these 64th, 32th, etc of an inch and it's just annoying to try and get to 1/4 inch measurement on the track pad of my laptop. Is there anyway to have the program measure the volume of the box I'm making? I know the measurements but I want to be able to put my port in there and close it and have sketchup tell me the volume of air with the port in there taking space.
     
  8. May 5, 2014 at 5:29 PM
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    My first experience with sketchup! dual subwoofer design for my access cab! Subs face the floor
     
  9. May 5, 2014 at 5:31 PM
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    Go into your settings and set the accuracy into 1/4'' it makes life easier and I found it out when i was exporting my animation you can also have it set to that as a permanent feature.
     
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