Creating solids


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Creating solids

One of the new things in SketchUp Pro is the ability to work with Solid tools. These are mostly used to do what it called Boolean operation, which is use one object to add or subtract to another. Before we actually get into using these tools I want to talk a little bit about what a solid object is. So I've got just a blank scene, I'm going to ahead and clear this out and let's just create a simple box. So I'm going to select my Rectangle tool, sketch out a platform, hit Push/Pull and then just pull that into a box.

So we have to understand what a solid is before we actually use the Solid tools. So in this case we have a simple box. Now this box is just composed of faces and edges, and the way we find out is something is solid as we look at its entity info, so how do we do that. We right-click over it and the top menu is Entity Info, so if we look at that we'll see that well this is just a face and so this here will tell us what type of object it is. So if I select all of t...

Creating solids
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Creating solids 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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