I have been away from Blender for some time - back now, and I am running 2.6.6.
I want to model a piece of furniture approx 1.8m x .7m x .9m.
The grid, in default mode, is unhelpful as I need to model elements of the furniture in mm - for example, the feet are 61mm x 79mm x 27mm and I would like to model with the grid set to millimetres.
If I change the grid so that I can model in millimetres, I have to change the grid floor to 2000 to see the whole item (2m), but the max number of lines is 1024 and anyway the grid then vanishes altogether when I zoom out.
Whatever I set the grid to, a 1 x 1 x 1 cube doesn’t appear to correspond to the gridlines - I have the cube at 1 x 1 x 1, with the grid set to lines 100 and scale 1 with 10 subdivisions, but the cube occupies more than 4 squares of the grid.
Also, the grid is in a single dimension - is it possible to see a grid in the other two dimensions?