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SketchUp 7.1 for Architectural Visualization by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - how to add corner detail to your model

Here's how to achieve realism with radiused edges. I'm introducing it to you with a box shape but it's the same method for more complex shapes too. Start with a rectangle and push/pull it into a box as shown in the following screenshot:

Time for action - how to add corner detail to your model
  1. Select the Arc tool.
  2. Draw across a corner as shown in the preceding screenshot.
  3. Let the line turn cyan in color, showing there's a 45 degree angle.
  4. Click on the edge.
    Time for action - how to add corner detail to your model
  5. Move the cursor along the edge until the arc turns cyan and shows Tangent to Edge (see the ...

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