Drafting Boot Camp. Why Study Drafting?. Drafting is a form of graphic communication “A picture is worth a thousand words.”. Drafting as a Language. Drafting is called a “ universal language ” Symbols (lines and figures) have specific meaning are used
1st: SKETCH CONSTRUCTION LINES
2ND: COMPLETE BY SKETCHING IN DESIRED WEIGHT LINE
*Yellow color indicates guides, not necessarily actual lines to be drawn.
by marking off equal number of units on both lines. Connect the last unit of each line. This will form a 45 degree angle with the vertical and the horizontal lines.
Example: Dividing the arc into three parts will give 30 and 60 degree angles.
SPACED BY MEASURING
Identify common drawing tools
Describe use of common tools
Demonstrate use of common tools
Describe proper care of drawing tools
Explain safety rules when using these tools
Figure 3 - The block suspended in a glass box
Figure 4 - The creation of an orthographic multiview drawing
Figure 5 - A multiview drawing and its explanation
Figure 6 - An object needing only two orthogonal views
*Tip* Transfer the points with construction lines!
HEIGHTHow to Center a Drawing on the Sheet
DEPTH OF TOP + 1” + HEIGHT OF RIGHT SIDE
DEPTH OF RIGHT SIDE + 1” + WIDTH OF FRONT
Created by: Carolyn Smith