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Due to life circumstances, I've had to be away from anything shop related for a few months now. So I certainly haven't been able to continue the learning process for Sketchup. But I got this email saying that SketchuCation is offering a free ebook called "The D'oh! Book" with tips and tricks from contributors. I haven't looked at it yet, but maybe it will be a help:
The D'oh Book | SketchUcation

It seems I never finish what I
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Just downloaded it.
One need only click the link, put in your name and email address, click submit, and immediately a page with "Check Your Inbox" appears. At least as fast as I could click on my Mail I had an email from sketchucation with a Download Now button. Click on that button and in your web browser appears, at leas as quickly as I could get there, a 78 page .pdf document. The document appears to be a great one tool per page (with a few going to 2 pages) document. There are no chapters, no table of contents, no index, just page after page of tips on the use of the tools and menus.

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I use sketch Up so infrequently that I need a refresher each time.
Got it on my hard drive now.
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I must have an older version. All I need is 1/4" graph paper, a mechanical pencil, a good eraser, and my imagination.
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Thanks Jim. I've had a real problem learning Sketchup as I keep setting it aside and then have to start all over by the time I get back to it. I's a great program and the price can't be beat.
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Thanks Jim.
Now I don't have any excuses. I have to learn use it. Best of all to you! Sid.
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Done, now I just need to getaroundtoit

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Thanks Jim. I've had a real problem learning Sketchup as I keep setting it aside and then have to start all over by the time I get back to it. I's a great program and the price can't be beat.
Mike, here is a good place to start. this guy is easy to listen too and he doesn't move too fast.

Also, if you want to get really good and fast, check out Jay Bates videos. He always includes the keyboard short cuts in his projects. I can't keep up with him.

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