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Messing around with SketchUp

If I had built this… One of the design options for the Scott Bookcase. I abandoned it due to it’s complexity and the estimated length of time needed to complete it. When I started designing the Scott Bookcase, I went through four different designs. The design shown above was my imagination run amok. I say that because this design would have taken me a long, long time to complete. This idea had been just a drawing on graph paper until this week; a drawing that I did not want to throw away, but it kept reappearing: in my office, in our guest bedroom where our home computer resides, among other places. It’s almost as if this drawing was telling me to do something with it. So, I started messing around with it in SketchUp… Architecture in furniture. I like architecture and this design was an attempt to add architectural elements to a basic bookcase. This illustration was re-sized in SketchUp prior to exporting and it has lost some of it’s sharp detail. The spark. This …