Taking Advantage of Templates

Templates are an amazing tool that can help you get a head start when you begin a new model. Most SketchUp users never get past using the default templates presented by SketchUp and do not realize how much time and energy can be saved by using the proper template. Understanding what is included in a template, how to edit templates, and when and why to use custom templates is a great way to level up your SketchUp skills. That is exactly what we will do in this chapter.

Specifically, we will be looking at the following:

  • Understanding what makes up templates
  • Exploring the default templates
  • Deciding what templates to create
  • Creating and maintaining custom templates

Technical requirements

In this chapter, you will ...

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