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Forum topic by BobLang posted 03-31-2018 01:05 AM 614 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-31-2018 01:05 AM

I have some SketchUp classes scheduled for this spring and summer. Complete details available on my website (click on the link below my signature). Get in touch if you’re interested in hosting a class for your group or organization, or in your neighborhood. I also do online SketchUp training-either one on one or a small group. Click the links below for detailed information.


April 26-27. 2018 Cincinnati, Ohio area

July 14-15, 2018 “SketchUp for the Beginner at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

July 21-22, 2018 “Go Deeper in SketchUp at Marc Adams School of Woodworking

-- Bob Lang, https://readwatchdo.com


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#1 posted 03-31-2018 01:22 AM

Bob, does the ‘go deeper’ class build on where we left off during the Philly class last fall?

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#2 posted 03-31-2018 02:43 AM

Yes. The intent is to cover the more advanced things we don’t get to in the two day class. We set it up with guys like you in mind.

-- Bob Lang, https://readwatchdo.com

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#3 posted 03-31-2018 12:33 PM

BTW- for anyone that is struggling to learn to use SketchUp, I highly recommend taking Bob’s class. It will be two days well spent. I’ve been an AutoCAD user for decades, but picking up SketchUp was proving surprisingly difficult/frustrating for me. It requires a different mindset than traditional 2d CAD work. Bob does a great job walking new users through the basics and even into some very advanced topics as well. In our class there was interest in cabriole legs, which Bob walked the clas through. The biggest learning for me was how to think about designing in 3D and developing a project as a series of 3D components rather than lines.

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#4 posted 03-31-2018 02:06 PM

Thanks for the kind words. I’ve learned through teaching that the most important things about SketchUp aren’t the obvious things, and that most people struggle with the same obstacles. When you develop the ability to get around in the 3D space and an understanding of how things behave in SketchUp it becomes fun. For me the biggest benefit is that when I get to the shop, I’ve solved most of the problems on the computer.

-- Bob Lang, https://readwatchdo.com

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#5 posted 03-31-2018 03:35 PM

I’m on the fence about sketch up …sometimes i would like to learn it and then sometimes i say why ….so do you have classes in Philadelphia pa. ? as i am between reading and Lancaster so would be closer for me

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 03-31-2018 06:31 PM

I was at the Philadelphia Furniture Workshop last fall, don’t know when I might be in that area. It is difficult for me to set things up at a distance unless someone local helps to organize.

SketchUp will improve your woodworking and make your time in the shop more enjoyable, if you practice.

-- Bob Lang, https://readwatchdo.com

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#7 posted 03-31-2018 11:23 PM

Second vote for another class at PFW, beats driving 10 hours to Indianapolis!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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