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@mlemweb is currently using sweethome3d.com/ to make a model of our house and is kicking butt at it

This is some heckin' awesome free software

@mlemweb Getting it up and running was easy too since it's already packaged in Debian!

Threw a donation at the Sweet Home 3d devs. It's one of those times where I'm like "wow, this is high quality stuff. if this were proprietary software, this would have cost us a lot of money... oh right, we can and should still support the devs!"

@cwebber this looks way better than what i currently use, which is uhhh... pottery barn's room planner built in adobe flash. yeah

thanks for the rec!

@cwebber @mlemweb Once I even used it to make a model of a messy, cramped storage space in a warehouse that was in dire need of reorganization.

@cwebber @mlemweb Oh wow, I've been looking for something like this. I was going to go down the OpenSCAD route to help with some house planning. Maybe I can use this instead.

@cstanhope @mlemweb It's pretty easy to use! If you can handle 2d vector graphics (eg inkscape), you can handle Sweet Home 3d

@cwebber @mlemweb Excellent! I've done a few things in inkscape. So I'll see how this goes.

@cwebber @mlemweb Ah, yes; I used that a few years ago when re-designing my home office. Although in the end I ended up making a physical cardboard model out of white matboard, because that was fun.

@cwebber @mlemweb ^cardboard model of the entire house, I should add. I don't understand why buying a house doesn't come with one of those anyway, tbh.

@n8 @cwebber @mlemweb a aquaitance is doing 3d printing for house/architecture suff.

Cardboard it 100% good enough, but I guess you can keep the 3d printed model for longer maybe ?

@kyzh @n8 @cwebber I doubt that the Sweet Home 3d model will be 3d printable, each wall remains a segment and 3d printers are finicky. It would be awesome though

@n8 @cwebber

This 100% sounds like something I would do, don't give me ideas

My sons and I also enjoy using Minetest for 3d home modelling, though it's a bit less precise. ;)

But I agree with Sweet Home 3D! I used it with my wife for some remodelling ideas when we first bought our home (...and sadly one that we almost bought but lost the bid on).
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