Our friends Danielle and Joey had always planned to remodel their kitchen, but when the time came to start the project, they both had a lot of ideas about what they wanted the finished product to look like. Lots of choices about layout, products and materials - and two different sets of opinions to boot!
They were nice enough to invite us to use SketchUp to help visualize the ideas they already had, and let us film the project as it unfolded. To get started, we needed to measure draw the existing kitchen in SketchUp. The light-bulb went off: This is a critical first step in almost every remodel. And it’s certainly an important step to starting most real world projects in SketchUp. Why not capture the process and share it for others to learn from?
That’s what we ended up doing and the result is our new eBook: Remodeling with SketchUp: Measure and Draw Your Existing Space. We’re very excited about releasing this as an eBook and are looking forward your feedback.
Whether you are a professional designer, or a homeowner; new to SketchUp, or have already begun to use it on projects, you are sure to enjoy this book and learn tons of time-saving techniques along the way!
We decided to publish the training in eBook format, using text, images, videos and downloadable SketchUp files together to create a more interactive learning experience. This is our first time creating an eBook and we’re looking forward to getting feeback about how this medium works for folks who try it out.
There are two ways to purchase a copy:
1) Subscribe to our online video training library. You’ll get the eBook as a part of your subscription + you’ll have access to the other 50+ hours of video training. Not too shabby. (Existing subscribers already have access to the eBook.)
2) Buy the iBook* version on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/remodeling-with-sketchup/id581631540?ls=1
(*Requirements: This book can only be viewed using iBooks 3.0 or later on an iPad. iOS 5.1 or later is required.)
Please send us your feedback. We’re eager to learn how the eBook format works for you, and how you like the hands-on remodeling project training content.
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