Creating components


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Creating components

Now let's take a look at how to create our own components. We can do this very simply by just modeling an object and creating our components. So let's first of all just model something. I'm going to go ahead and model a simple window on this wall here. So I'm just going to go ahead and zoom in and let's just go ahead and just free hand this. I'm just going to go ahead and create a box here. Let's go ahead and outline that say by 2" that will give me a little bit of a window frame.

Then I'm going to go ahead and select this face here, use Push/Pull and I'm going to go ahead and pull that out say by 1 inch and then go ahead and push this in by another inch, so then I'm going to go ahead and this face and delete it. So that's probably the simplest window we can build. We built it very quickly here. Now let's turn this into a component. So we can do that just by selecting the window. So I'm going to go ahead into my Select tool, select ...

Creating components
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Creating components provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 8 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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