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  1. Gridguru

    Gridguru Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG, how had i never heard of this before now!

    I'm sure a lot of you already know of this app of course, but for those like me who really get into the design process, you have to check out this design/modeling application called SketchUp. 3-D modeling with full zoom and pan capabilities. There is a professional version that costs $700, but the free version has everything a hobbyist could ever want. It's easy to use after a little practice as well.

    If you dig this side of the process, or are just looking to design a new coop, check it out.

    www.sketchup.com/

    I did this in about an hour after downloading the app yesterday. The actual model has siding, screening, and a roof as well, but i hid those elements for this pic.

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    (I do not work for SketchUp or am affiliated with them in any way. It's just really cool!)
     
  2. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
    Yea, I've used it too.

    You can build just about anything you want on it.

    Really cool

    MW
     
  3. TerryH

    TerryH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Coop
    If I were only smart enough to use it..... Graph paper and pencil is about as much as I can master.
     
  4. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
    Haha that's OK

    I have piles of filled up graph paper from when I was a kid.

    I was going to have a horse farm and become a millionaire.

    I since learned that it happens the other way around.[​IMG]

    MW
     
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