Monthly Archives: March 2015

Drawings and Specs, March 24, 2015

Today was interesting…..the general consensus seemed to be that there was too much to absorb and implement in the 6 hours of the class.  This may be true….however, I have given you ample opportunity to look at various sectional drawings … Continue reading

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Drawings and Specs…..in prep for next week, March 20, 2015

I am sitting in class invigilating your exam on isometric drawings as you all work diligently sketching your project.  The sound of silent hard work is a pleasure all teachers aspire to!  Except of course when there is the sound … Continue reading

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Pyrite (Plans and Specs), March 20, 2015

Yesterday we started the class by looking at an inspection report that Hussein provided. We had a chance to look at a typical report and examine what an inspector would look at and for in an examination of a home … Continue reading

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Plans and Specs, Isometric drawings cont’d, March 18, 2015

Two posts ago, I placed three drawings on the blog that we can use to develop an isometric representation of the plans.  To to this we need elevations and, ideally, a plan view, especially if the roof is complex. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Isometric drawings, cont’d, March 17, 2015

So, what the heck is an isometric drawing?  A bit of basic definitions may help with the process of making one.  A quick google search on the internet will give us lot of choices of where we can find the … Continue reading

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Isometric drawings, March 16, 2015

The task at hand is to take some elevation or orthographic views and turn them into an isometric view. Here are two elevation drawings of a building we would like to create an isometric view from Let’s call this the front … Continue reading

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Plans and Specs, March 15, 2015

I have been giving some thought as to how I can use this blog to support the learning in Plan and Specs.  Modules that are given exclusively in the classroom are a challenge for me as the teacher to link … Continue reading

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