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Can anybody recommend a good drawing package for doing plans with dimensions that doesn't cost the earth please?

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There are no easy drawing programs. I've only tried a few programs, but IMHO, Sketchup is not hard to learn. There are lots of very good YouTube videos. I learned plenty from them. OR, I Suggest you buy the very excellent ebook :
http://www.tauntonstore.com/woodworking/sketchup.html
It is tailored for WW. i use it exclusively now.
Trust me. If you will dedicate one day to that book, you will be drawing boxes and boards at day's end.
THEN, draw something every day for a month to burn in the learn in'.
TIP: print a hard copy of the first five chapters if you don't have another device, such as a tablet, to display the ebook.
If I sound like an evangelist, it's 'cause I am. Sketchup rocks! It's 3D and it's free!

download a free trial of cad

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