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Drafting is a universal language. It is the natural tongue
of mechanical minds in every country. The person who has mastered this language
can communicate freely with professional craftsmen of every race and nationality
from the American with the French, the Italian, the Swedish, the German.
It's the common language of woodworkers, builders, metal workers, designers,
and architects the world over.
To the right are various online drafting
courses, tutorials, and general lessons...
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Have you had training and experience in drafting or related subjects? The
amount that you have had, great or small, will furnish a basis for additional
training, or possibly for specialization in some particular kind of drafting
Actually, no occupation offers such an opportunity for individual development
than drafting. There are so many disciplines of work that the drafter is
called on to perform. The engineer, architect, shipbuilder, surveyor,
and patent attorney make constant use of his or her originality and knowledge;
to these professionals, they're priceless.
A machine or apparatus is going to be manufactured, a building is going to
be built, a ship is to be constructed, a map has to be made, an application
for letters of patent is needed to be filed; the draftsman, or drafter as
they are called today, is first to be called on to draw the details for
construction and to make illustrations of these things as they are
Definition - draftsman or
a technically trained person who creates
technical drawings for specific professionals, i.e.; one who creates drawings
from the notes, calculations, and sketches of architects, engineers, surveyors,
a person whose job is to create
drawings that will be used to build machines, buildings,
Plan Drafting -This is a course in drawing single and two story
house plans. Once completed, you are given the knowledge to draw a complete
set of house plans that can be used for construction. CAD instruction is
given and has a support board if you have questions.
Drafting - This is a course in drawing shop drawings for
manufactured items. It teaches you how to make parts and assembly drawings.
CAD instruction is given and has a support board if you have questions.
Plan Drafting - This is a specialized course in completing Survey
type drawings of property boundary, landscape, and building location. CAD
instruction is given and has a support board if you have questions.
to draw Plumbing Isometric Drawings - This is a course in drawing
specialized Isometric plumbing drawings for house plans. CAD instruction
is given and has a support board if you have questions.
Drawing a Residential Floor Plan In a CAD
Program - This course is for those who want to learn basic architectural
drafting using a CAD program.
a Residential Electrical Plan - This is one of several courses that
teaches the student a specialty field of drafting electrical plans and the
use of electrical symbols so that you can sub-contract out to other drafting
Drawing a Basic Floor Plan on a Drafting
Board - This is a general course in drawing
floor plans on a drafting board. The course covers floor plan layout,
dimensioning, notations and sheet layout. Intended for learning on a drafting
board. (free course)
Drafting School - This site contains all the courses mentioned above
plus a few others.
Understanding Mechanical Drawings - Free tutorial for those
wanting to understand machine drawings. Includes several mechanical
drawing images that can be printed out while taking the tutorial.
AutoCAD Tutorials -
This site provides tutorials for the
student of AutoCAD. They are designed to be as compatible with as many versions
of AutoCAD as possible. They are based on AutoCAD 2010, but can be easily
adapted to other versions like the new AutoCAD
- The tutorial is designed
to be used by the learner alone, without the aid of an instructor. This is
a basic training guide for new DraftSight users. It is designed for users
with little or no CAD experience. This guide will cover the fundamental skills
necessary for efficient use of DraftSight and will provide a strong foundation
for advancement according to it's
GENERAL COURSES RELATED TO
Blueprint Reading Course - This course was created for those who
are wanting to learn to read and understand a set of House Plans.
Excellent for those entering the home construction field, real estate
appraisers, and those doing construction material take off. The course
contains: Reading the Floor Plan and Understanding Dimensions, Electrical
Symbols and Meanings, What's on the Foundation or Basement Plan and Why it's
Important, The Exterior (views) Elevations and their Importance, Understanding
Sectional Drawings, Understanding Special Details. (Instant Access).