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Building Skills

Building Skills

Blueprint-Reading Basics: How to Navigate a Set of House Plans

comments (2) February 25th, 2011 in Blogs
rwotzak rwotzak, Web Producer

For use with multi-clip BUILDING SKILLS BLOG posts only

Video Length: 2:47
Produced by: John Ross


posted in: Blogs, business, architecture, floor plans, measuring and marking tools
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Comments (2)

nosmo nosmo writes: A Floor Plan drawing is not a view of the top plates. You would not see door openings or window openings, for example. It is really a horizontal section cut at an advantageous height, often somewhere above countertop height and below upper cabinet height, for example. Always look at the elevations for high windows not shown on the plan view.
Posted: 9:31 pm on April 28th

LFR LFR writes: I enjoyed the video. Would have been helpful if information about all the plans needed for home construction were presented, such as electrical, HVAC, plumbing, etc.
Posted: 10:32 am on February 28th

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