As one benefit of our association, the Midwest Building Suppliers Association provides Blueprint Reading & Material Take-Off Workshop. The workshop will consist of 2 full days of instruction and discussion of residential construction methods, blueprint reading and material take-off.
*Blueprint Reading * Material Applications *Roof System *Scale Usage * Floor Layout
*Siding & Exterior Trim *Estimating Formulas *Wall Framing *Insulation & Wallboard
- Attendees will learn basic blueprint reading by identifying lines, symbols and details while developing an understanding of elevations, floor plans, framing and sectional views.
- Students will be introduced to various residential construction methods and estimating formulas while working on a basic single level home with a trussed roof.
- Attendees will also work on a contemporary home that will include irregular floor and roof layouts.
- Additional attention will be given to stick framed roof systems including valley over-framing, common, hip and jack rafters.