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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — appending the boathouse and building pilings for it

In addition to bringing the boathouse into the scene, you have to place it and create some more pilings to support the back side of the boathouse:

  1. Press Numpad 7 to get the Top view.
  2. In the 3D View header, select Wireframe from the Viewport Shading pop-up menu.
  3. In the File menu, select Append.
  4. Find 6907_10_boathouse.blend.
  5. Open the Object folder.
  6. Press A to select the Boathouse, Door Front, Door Garage, and Door knob.
  7. Press theLMB on the Link/Append from Library button.
  8. Press Ctrl+MMB and zoom out of the scene so you can see the boathouse and the pilings of the pier.
  9. Press G and use the mouse to move the boathouse to the left side of the pier. Press theLMB to release the boathouse. ...

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