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  • Bud
    Nov 25, 2012
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      Thanks very much for sharing with us.  It was a very good read and will help me when I build.  Good luck with your build my friend.

      --- On Sat, 11/24/12, tomek wilamowski <dtwilam@...> wrote:

      From: tomek wilamowski <dtwilam@...>
      Subject: Re: [Michalak] Sketchup
      To: Michalak@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Saturday, November 24, 2012, 9:18 AM

      Yes ! It is very interesting !Could You provide us with short sequence
      of your  steps to make the model? Also pict's or print screns  or so .
      Regards
      Tomas

      2012/11/24 Jake Peters <jakepeters128@...>:
      > I never thought of using Sketchup for this purpose. Great idea that I will
      > try.
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      > On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 9:41 PM, okiebobby@... <okiebobby@...>wrote:
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      >> I played with building models on a few boats I considered building in the
      >> past, and a model builder I'm not. Nothing against model building. I think
      >> it's a great learning exercise prior to the actual build, and I would love
      >> to have a three foot model of my boat on the shelf. I'm just too lazy, and
      >> unskilled.
      >>
      >> Fortunately technology provides an alternative for the lazy and unskilled,
      >> and for me it is in the form of Sketchup software (plus I'm cheap, and it's
      >> free). I started building a virtual 3D model of Caroline in Sketchup last
      >> night, and that is when I really became appreciative of Michalak's work.
      >> The more I look over Jim Michalak's Caroline plans, the more I like them,
      >> and the more respect I have for his spartan approach.
      >>
      >> Doing a model, even a virtual model, really does help the builder gain a
      >> better understanding (particularly a first time builder like myself). Once
      >> I started to model the first bulkhead, I immediately could see this extra
      >> upfront work is going to save me time in the long run. Sketchup also will
      >> provide me nearly unlimited measurements, angles, and views practically on
      >> demand (well once I get more familiar with the software).
      >>
      >> Plus I'm enjoying it, and that is what this boatbuilding is all about.
      >> Modeling (including cyber modeling) is an extension of the build
      >> experience; just as the social aspect of this forum adds to the enjoyment;
      >> or down the road, a mess-about to display the accomplishment (and a chance
      >> to drink a beer with you fine gents [and ladies]).
      >>
      >> Well just felt like sharing.
      >>
      >>
      >>
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