If you like arranging furniture, blank terrain is as exciting as moving into a new home: Everything is clean and open and ready for your stuff. Can’t wait to set the house you designed onto its site, model a winding path through your garden, and fill the landscape with plants and trees? You’re in the right place. In SketchUp, two Sandbox tools help you place objects on terrain:
Terrain is important to many SketchUp modelers: Your building needs ground to stand on, or maybe you’re modeling the ground itself to create a landscape. But wait. SketchUp’s Sandbox tools — the tools you use to model terrain — can also create forms completely unrelated to terrain. How can terrain include all these other possibilities?