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Easy Roof Creation - Sketchup

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Posted 09 September 2007 - 03:28 AM

Hey, Ever get annoyed making roofs manually in Sketchup? Well for those who don't know, you don't have to, follow this simple tutorial, and you'll have a standard roof in seconds!...

Here Goes, Open Sketchup, and just create like a box (Skyscraper like thing) Leave the roof Flat...

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Yeah Yeah, It's not a peice of art...

Now, Select the Offset tool from the Toolbar on the Side...

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Easy eh? well heres the Hardest part, Click, Drag, and release! lol

With the offset tool selected, click on the roof and hold...then Drag the pointer near the egde of the roof.
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and release...

Now all you need to do is use the Push/Pull tool, to make a Common San Andreas Style roof...
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And thats it! Easy eh!

Here's a Building that turned out well for me...

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Hope this tutorial speeds up some of your modelling or learnt you somthing New colgate.gif

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