Learn CAD

The links below are designed to quickly take new gCADPlus users from no drafting knowledge to a finished design.

The page ‘Rear garden‘ covers a design and construct job for a rear garden. It assumes no prior CAD knowledge. The design features a raised entertaining area, small grass lawn, vegetable plot etc. This project is suitable for employees of landscape construction firms who might wish to increase their design capability.

The page ‘Complete site metric‘ covers the preparation for a concept plan for rehabilitation of a rear garden. The designer has had no prior CAD experience and wanted a step by step guide on how to transfer his ‘mud map design’ into CAD.

The page ‘Complete site USA‘ shows the development of a landscape design for a large garden, both front and rear. The base unit here is decimal feet but dimensions are shown as feet and inches.

The page ‘Graduate from hand drafting‘ provides a gentle introduction to landscape CAD if you have long been used to drafting by hand.

The page ‘Landscape productivity tips‘ assumes that you have used gCADPlus for some time and want to improve drafting efficiency.