BThe sketchup follow me tool is an excellent tool for generating extruded shapes as compared to other toolset in sketchup.
With this video tutorial Justin briefly focuses on the fundamentals of applying follow me tool as well as how to extrude a 3D object along a straight path. The 3d modelers can find this tutorial useful for creating the models of wood base, pipes, cabinets, and various other objects.
In order to access the follow me tool, go to ‘view’ menu and select the ‘Toolbars’ option. Then opt for the ‘large toolset’ option and hit the close button. Now a toolbar will be visible at the left side of the screen with several options. After scrolling there will be an option visible with a brown half circle having a curving red arrow inside it. This is called follow me tool.