Pushing and pulling faces into 3D


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Pushing and pulling faces into 3D

The next tool we are going to discuss is the Push/Pull tool. This is probably one of the more handy tools you'll find in SketchUp. And what it does is it takes a flat 2D face, and essentially extrudes it into a 3D shape. So if you are familiar with other 3D applications, it would be very similar to an Extrude function. So let me show you how it works. You can find the tool under Tools, and it's here, Push/Pull. And the hot key is P, for Push/Pull. You can also find it here; this is the icon on the toolbar.

Now, in order for the Push/Pull tool to work we need a face or we need some flat geometry to work with. So I am going to start now with a rectangle and let's play with it. So now I select the Push/Pull tool and basically, all you do is left-click on a face and drag, that's all you have to do. Now, once you've dragged this out, it creates a 3D object, essentially, it extrudes that face into a 3D object. Now if I take the Push/Pull tool and put it on any one of thee ...

Pushing and pulling faces into 3D
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Pushing and pulling faces into 3D provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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