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Focused courses using free software

Some of the FREE drawing programs used in LineMine courses

SketchUp Make

Great for 3D design and presentation


Professional quality 2D CAD software


Open source graphics and drawing program

There are lots of great FREE professional quality 2 and 3D drawing programs available now, and we have chosen the best ones and matched them to their ideal applications to get you up and running straight away!

"Most Excellent, thanks! The best course I have done so far.... I am self taught on DraftSight and this has really helped to get things done a little quicker! Great job - will recommend!"
Review of
CAD for Woodworkers


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SketchUp for Woodworkers: bring designs to life

Learn professional techniques which make even complex projects easy to draw . A basic knowledge of SketchUp tools is needed.


Simon Rodway

DraftSight (CAD) for Woodworkers

A CAD course aimed particularly at woodworkers and other crafts. This course teaches you how to draw woodworking plans.


Simon Rodway

DraftSight Essentials: drawing with a free CAD app

The free alternative to AutoCAD, making the power of CAD available to everyone. Join millions of DraftSight users today.


Simon Rodway

The Complete Woodworkers Drawing Course

Includes SketchUp for Woodworkers and CAD for Woodworkers, giving you all the 3D and 2D drawing skills you need


Simon Rodway

Complete DraftSight for Makers

Combined DraftSight Essentials and CAD for Woodworkers gives you complete control over your woodworking plans and more


Simon Rodway

SketchUp Essentials

This is a free course, using collected material from YouTube and other sources, designed to give you a real start with SketchUp


Simon Rodway

Course Features

Well Structured. Easy to Learn

Self Paced

Learn at the pace you want. Take a break when you want and resume where you left. Bit sized lessons.

Responsive Design

Courses are optimised to play back on any device. Great online courses that you can take from any mobile devices.

Great Support

Engage with the instructors. Ask anything. Get the support you needed to get upto speed on the course progress.