SketchUp Essentials 2-DVD Class Set with Digital Calipers

$89.99

2-DVD Class Bundle: SketchUp Essentials with Digital Calipers

To kick your woodworking skills and capabilities to a new level, learning to use SketchUp is a sure-fire way to do that. SketchUp is an excellent software program that will help you design and create nearly any project – without making a single cut before you’re ready.

With over 3 hours of instruction, this bundle includes 2 DVDs with in-depth video classes from Woodworkers Guild of America, focused specifically on learning SketchUp and its many functions. Together, these classes will provide you with invaluable instruction and will help you get more out of your tools, your time, and your skills!

Each of the 2 DVDs you’ll receive includes bonus printable PDF resources that will supplement and expand upon the video instruction you’ll see.

PLUS, with this special bundled offer, you’ll get a great Digital Caliper, with a value of $40 on its own. This caliper includes a large easy-to-read display, with precision-ground measuring faces that allow for outside, inside, depth and step measurements. It’s a great addition to your shop tool set!

PLEASE NOTE: The content in these Class DVDs is identical to the individual Classes available in streaming video form, which you can purchase/review separately in the WWGOA store here.

SOFTWARE NOTE: The SketchUp program utilized in this Class was published in 2015. The current version of SketchUp was published in 2017. While the vast majority of functions and keys are the same, there may be subtle differences in certain aspects of these software versions. For the version of SketchUp best matching this Class, use “SketchUp Make 2017” – which you can download free at this link: https://www.sketchup.com/download/all

Sketchup Fundamentals

SketchUp is a great way to get the most out of your woodworking experience. SketchUp is a free computer-drafting program that enables you to draw an accurate model of your woodworking projects complete with all the parts, joinery and even wood finish.

This SketchUp video class is designed to teach you the fundamental skills you’ll need, including these details and more:

  • Downloading the program and setting up
  • Understanding basic drawing terminology
  • Learning to navigate the workspace
  • How to use the SketchUp tools and explore the available functions
  • Draw a jewelry box
  • Getting your drawing into the shop
  • Instructor: David Radtke
    Video run-time: 105 minutes

    PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources and helpful information to supplement your class content:

  • Class Guide PDF, as reference for key class instruction
  • Keyboard Shortcuts PDF, to help move around the program more efficiently
  • SketchUp: Beyond the Basics

    This video class goes beyond the fundamentals of using SketchUp for woodworking.

    You’ll learn to navigate and use drawing tools, and develop new skills with these tools. Here are just a few of the skills you’ll develop in this SketchUp class, designed especially for woodworkers:

  • Using SketchUp drawing tools and features
  • Mortise and tenon joinery
  • Pocket hole joinery
  • Biscuit joinery
  • Make your own molding
  • Create your own rail & stile door components
  • Instructor: David Radtke
    Video run-time: 95 minutes

    PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources and helpful information to supplement your class content:

  • Class Guide PDF, as reference for key class instruction
  • Keyboard Shortcuts PDF, to help move around the program more efficiently
  • VIDEO: See your instructor cover an additional SketchUp tip