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Drafting Equipment and Procedures
Role of Drafting <ul><ul><li>Architectural sketches are rough, unfinished drawings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final worki...
Drafting Tools <ul><ul><li>Drawing Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T-square </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Triangle </li></ul...
Drawing Board <ul><ul><li>Made of soft wood – bass wood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surface must be: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
T-square <ul><ul><li>Shaped like a T </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The top is placed along the side of the drawing board </li...
Triangle <ul><ul><li>Precision tool for drawing lines at specific angles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drafting triangle alwa...
Protractor <ul><ul><li>Used to draw angles other than 90, 45, 30, or 60. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A half circle with mar...
Compass <ul><ul><li>Used to draw circles or arcs </li></ul></ul>
Divider <ul><ul><li>Tool used to compare sizes of drawing electing </li></ul></ul>
Template <ul><ul><li>Flat piece of plastic with standard symbols cut in it – doors, windows, plumbing fixtures, electrical...
Architectural Pencils <ul><ul><li>Made with a number of grades ranging from hard to soft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9...
Drafting Paper <ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vellum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plastic film </li></ul></ul>
Drafting Tape <ul><ul><li>Used to mount papers to the drawing boards to avoid damage to the plans or the board. </li></ul>...
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  1. 1. Drafting Equipment and Procedures
  2. 2. Role of Drafting <ul><ul><li>Architectural sketches are rough, unfinished drawings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Final working drawing plan are needed before a home can be built. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detailed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>specific </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Drafting Tools <ul><ul><li>Drawing Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T-square </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Triangle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protractor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Template </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architectural Pencils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drafting Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drafting Tape </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Drawing Board <ul><ul><li>Made of soft wood – bass wood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surface must be: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Smooth </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. T-square <ul><ul><li>Shaped like a T </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The top is placed along the side of the drawing board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The long strip, or blade, is 90 degrees to the head and is used to draw lines across the drawing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Triangle <ul><ul><li>Precision tool for drawing lines at specific angles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drafting triangle always has one right angle making it possible to put the triangle against a T-square to draw vertical lines. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>30-60-90 Triangle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>45-45-90 Triangle </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Protractor <ul><ul><li>Used to draw angles other than 90, 45, 30, or 60. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A half circle with markings for a 180 degree arc </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Compass <ul><ul><li>Used to draw circles or arcs </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Divider <ul><ul><li>Tool used to compare sizes of drawing electing </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Template <ul><ul><li>Flat piece of plastic with standard symbols cut in it – doors, windows, plumbing fixtures, electrical devices, and landscape features. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Architectural Pencils <ul><ul><li>Made with a number of grades ranging from hard to soft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>9H is the hardest grade </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>7B is the softest grade </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In general 4H is used for light layout lines and guide lines while a sharp H is used for thin dark line such as dimension lines. A blunted F is used for think/dark object lines. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Drafting Paper <ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vellum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plastic film </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Drafting Tape <ul><ul><li>Used to mount papers to the drawing boards to avoid damage to the plans or the board. </li></ul></ul>

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