Originally Posted by PaperCutter
Water features are always going to be tough to model unless someone insanely skilled is doing it. I have one guy I use for my high end SketchUp work like that.
As far as outdoor kitchens, we do a mix of CAD and SketchUp. I'm an outdoor cabinetry and appliance dealer so we'll do the modeling and CAD support to help our contractors close the sale. I've found it to be a win-win.
I better off hand rendering for water features and outdoor kitchens, by the time I can make the program even remotely behave, I have it drawn