It is simple, does a LOT of things and offers a means into design without going broke or needing 20 years to get anywhere near proficient with it. It does have its limitations and quirks of course, but some good tutorials can go a long way !
Google Sketchup 8 is available here for download.
- Larry Robins’ tutorial that he posted on Flightsim.com.
- A wonderful blog with TUTORIALS is the Tiebiaoji blog from a guy who never answers an email or message. The info is great though!