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Hello everyone!
I am so glad I found this community and I am very hopeful that it would be a great source for inspiration and guidance. Best to everyone.
Annaline

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Hi everyone

Who are you, who, who? I’m Michael Liow (nickname: Mike)

What is your industry and profession? I’m a youtuber who upload my sketchup design to youtube

Where do you use SketchUp? Personally/professionally? **I use SketchUp personally as a hobby.

Why do you use SketchUp and what is your favorite thing about it? (Besides using it to impress the babes…) I use SketchUp because its a simpler way being a good designer rather than using app like 3dsmax etc

How proficient are you in SketchUp? Beginner, intermediate, advanced? probably intermediate

What is your current set up? Computer type, SketchUp version…etc. (Your lake house and Ferrari don’t count) Sketchup Pro 2019 running on Windows PC

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G’day, everybody, from Australia. My name is Doc and I’m glad to be here.

I make wooden toys for a living and have just recently started (trying) to use Sketchup to ‘redesign’ my stuff in an effort to learn a new skill.

My professional background is Psychology and IT - if I couldn’t fix your IT problem, I could at least make you feel good about it :wink:

I’m a total noob but, I must say, being in my mid 60’s, never thought I could use learning SU to get the ‘babes’ :rofl:

I would like to apologise in advance to group members if I cause old posts/threads to become active again after they haven’t been active for a while but just going through some of the stuff in the gallery is absolutely breathtaking.

Keep up the great work and hopefully I’ll get a chance to learn something and maybe even get to share something.

Regards
Doc

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Hi

My name is Lee first time that I have posted in fact it is the first time that I have posted on any site, wow that’s a thought. Some time my post may seen a bit strange I am dyslexic, some times I think and type but the to do not matchup.

Any way look forward to joining the community.

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  • Who are you? Hi, name’s Jesse
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  • What is your industry and profession? Just odd jobs and whatever else blows my way as a professional picker-upper, hope to make game development the mainstay someday
  • Where do you use SketchUp? Personally/professionally? Just for personal projects
  • Why do you use SketchUp and what is your favorite thing about it? I use it as a way to transfer my semi-random mechanistic art style into three dimensions- my favorite thing about Sketchup is the ability to quickly iterate designs without initial foreplanning
  • How proficient are you in SketchUp? Advanced but aware of how much I could improve
  • Have you gone to a SketchUp 3DBasecamp? Would love to but just don’t have the means yet
  • What is your current set up? i7-3770k + GTX 970 + seven specialized mice I’ve tried using but don’t help with the pain of clicking 40 quadrillion times a day
  • Do you have a 3D Warehouse page with your models, Extensions, or a website you would like to link to or show off to us? https://polycount.com/discussion/199213/sketchbook-blueblankey (streamlined)
    https://www.deviantart.com/blueblankey (cringe fest but it’s all there)
  • Anything else you would like to tell us? I’ve used Sketchup for over ten years off and on- The more models I make the more I understand the procedure behind them. Someday I hope to use this knowledge to create generative procedural algorithms to replicate them at a much faster rate.
  • What is your favorite Emoji? :t_rex:<= I don’t use them much but here’s a cool T-rex
  • Do you enjoy long walks on the beach...? I’ve never been to a beach believe it or not, but I do like a good bike ride/ mountain hike
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  • **Who are you?BjR%20close%20up%203%20(2)
  • **What is your industry and profession?I am a residential and commercial remodeling contractor
  • **Where do you use SketchUp? Personally/professionally?I use SketchUp both personally and professionally
  • **`Why do you use SketchUp and what is your favorite thing about it? I’ve tried to learn CAD but found SU a bit easier and more intuitive.
  • How proficient are you in SketchUp? Beginner +, Not quite intermediate, but interested.
  • **`Have you gone to a SketchUp 3DBasecamp? No
  • **`What is your current set up? Windows 7, 64 bit, SketchUp Pro 2019
  • **`Do you have a 3D Warehouse page with your models, Extensions, or a website you would like to link to or show off to us? I don’t have any extensions or models to show.
  • **`Anything else you would like to tell us? I had an encounter with Bigfoot in 1986 in Washington state
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Hi, I’m Andrew

I’m an architect and I use Sketchup professionally. I like Sketchup for its simplicity and my favorite thing about it is the orbit tool.

I’m beginner/intermediate but I’m looking into developing myself. I haven’t been to basecamp, I’m self-taught. I have a Windows 10 system with Pro2016.

I don’t have any models to show for now…

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Olá sou Arq. Andréia Fernanda!!!

Hey guys,
Nicolas here, amateur woodworker looking into broadening my skills and bring them down tho the basement workshop for a try!
Looking forward to exchanging with you all
CHeers

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Hi, all. I’m Little-Acorn, a brand new (and very inexperienced) user of SketchUp. A retired engineer, I’ve used Autocad back in the MS-DOS 6.0 days (yes, I’m that old), designing a deck for a house in 3D. Now I have a Windows 10 desktop, pretty new.

I hope to design small model airplanes for Science Olympiad (3rd year coach), and then be able to look at them from all angles. Thanx for your help!

  • **Who are you?strong textMy name is Dennis Howard and I live in Lubbock, Texas.

  • **What is your industry and profession?I design and install Rain Catchment Systems and Aquaponics Systems. My companies name is Catch the Rain.

  • **Where do you use SketchUp? Personally/professionally?I use Sketchup routinely in designing systems for my clients

  • Why do you use SketchUp and what is your favorite thing about it? *(Besides using it to impress the babes/bros…) After the initial learning curve, Sketchup becomes more and more intuitive. I like the quality of the images and drawings I can create.

  • How proficient are you in SketchUp? I consider myself a beginner

  • **Have you gone to a SketchUp 3DBasecamp?**No

  • What is your current set up? [Computer type, SketchUp version…etc.] (Your lake house and Ferrari don’t count) Dell Optiplex maximized running Win 10 with Skethcup Pro 2019

  • Do you have a 3D Warehouse page with your models, Extensions, or a website you would like to link to or show off to us? No

Dennis K. Howard
Owner
Catch the Rain, Rain Catchment and Aquaponics System Design and Installation
Certified Rainwater Catchment System Designer and Installer
American Rainwater Catchment System Association and the American Society of Sanitary Engineers

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Hi,
My name is Andy. I am a Carpenter and Cabinet Maker. I have been using sketchup for a number of years (I would consider myself at an intermediate level).

I am currently running PRO 2019 on a windows 10 laptop (with 32GB RAM/ 8 GB Graphics Card).

I use sketchup mostly for modeling cabinets/built-in units and furniture.

I am just finally embracing Dynamic Components and building a cabinet library (which I should have a long time ago!!!).

My favorite thing about sketchup… It is very “woodworker” friendly (which is less than I can say for the other CAD programs I’ve have to use).

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Hey everyone, I’ve used the desktop version of SU, then upgraded to SU Shop. I’m a professional custom woodworker, and SU is great for on the fly work in front of the client to conceptualize what they are looking to have made. I then make a detailed drawing for the client to start the conversation. Then I use that detailed drawing to make shop drawings, which I use to make sawdust.

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Hello! I am 71 y.o., a retired electrical engineer, but my passion is woodworking. I built a shop that is larger than my residence that, when I enter it and close the door behind me, it feels otherworldly. I began using SketchUp when there were 7 or 8 employees, and their newsletter consisted of personal news like, “Cathy finally found her cat!”, or “Jason got a new bike that he really loves!” I doubt that any one of those original employees could have imagined what SketchUp would become.

I do not make anything without first drawing it up in Sketchup. I have to prove to myself that it works on the screen before I start cutting wood. I’m also at the age where I’m beginning to "measure 3 times, and still cut it too short!

I think that reading the questions all have submitted and the answers of the experts is one more way to learn. That’s why I’m here.

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Good day to all! i am Errol from Manila. I love drawings and find it interesting to work with Sketchup. A very good step to start a work especially in woodworking and other related jobs.
Saves time conceptualizing, and worth developing…

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Hi there,

  • Who are you? Retired IT professional, currently TLC a 12m Cruise Ship dated 1963 (see [http://www.didiermorandi.fr/Floculat2/index_en.htm])
  • What is your industry and profession? Retired
  • Where do you use SketchUp? Personally/professionally? perso
  • Why do you use SketchUp and what is your favorite thing about it? Because DELFTship doesn’t allow fancy 3D design (it is actually not made for that purpose…)
  • How proficient are you in SketchUp? Beginner
  • Have you gone to a SketchUp 3DBasecamp? WTF is that? :slight_smile:
  • What is your current set up? Pro 19.2.222 Windows 10
  • Do you have a 3D Warehouse page with your models, Extensions, or a website you would like to link to or show off to us? No
  • Do you enjoy long walks on the beach...? Prefer cruising with two young ladies, a few Four Roses and some ice

To answer the “well that’s fascinating” acronym, 3DBasecamp is the SketchUp conference that happens every two years. The next one is September 2020, in Vancouver:

https://3dbasecamp.sketchup.com

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Merci Monsieur !

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Hi - I’m Richard - recovering corporate cog, now a garden designer

I learnt to Design Gardens using Sketchup and loved its useability and access to plug ins that allowed me to produce some pretty cool visuals. You can see the sort of thing on the portfolio pages of my website www.richardrogersdesigns.com

I got pretty good at Sketchup before being convinced that I ‘ought’ to use Vectorworks. I have spent months trying to learn VW and it has some great things about it, but I find it ‘clunky’ and too slow from a workflow point of view. So I’m back - with Sketchup!

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I’ve toyed with Sketchup for a while, but just recently built a new PC that can really take advantage of the program’s capabilities. I’m using it primarily for woodworking, but have other uses in mind as I begin to restore the old jeep in the driveway.

Looking forward to learning more from everyone!

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