Using the Follow Me tool


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Using the Follow Me tool

The next tool I want to show you is called the Follow Me tool. What this does is it takes a face and extrudes it along a path. It's similar to a Loft tool in other types of 3D packages. So let me show you how this works. We find it here on the Tools > Follow Me. There is no preset shortcut or you can get it here. But to do this I actually want to open a standard file here. So in the CH02 directory, let's go ahead and open the file called FollowMe_00.

Now what I have done is I set up some preexisting setups here so we can actually do this fairly quickly. Now what I have is I have actually two shapes here and they are essentially the same. I have a series of edges like this one is an arc and this one a series of straight lines. Then I have a face set at the bottom or the starting edge of this path. So let's do this circular one first. I am going to select the Follow Me tool. Once we set our starting face at the base of this path, all we have to do is click on the face and...

Using the Follow Me tool
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Using the Follow Me tool provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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