Creating terrain from contours


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Creating terrain from contours

If you want to create more complex surfaces in SketchUp, you'll probably want to use the Sandbox tools. Now normally these are used to create contours for creating landscapes, but you can also use them to create irregular objects and curves. So let's go ahead and start with landscapes, but before we do, we need to make sure that we have the Sandbox tools turned on. Now these are what are called Extensions, so you have to turn them on. On the PC you'll find them under Window> Preferences; on the Mac you'll find them under SketchUp>Preferences.

But regardless of how you get there, you need to scroll down to Extensions and here we have all of our extensions, and I want to make sure that Sandbox tools are turned on, and then press OK. And once those are turned on, you'll notice that we'll have a Sandbox option under tools, and we'll also have a Sandbox toolbar which we can turn on, and here it is. I'm just going to go ahead and float that over the scene. N...

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

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