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Is God Punishing Me?

I have heard that question being ask over and over when some type of disaster takes place in someone’s life. I’m sure you have probably heard it too. Maybe the very first thing you need to realize is that if God is punishing you, there shouldn’t be any doubt in your mind whatsoever that it’s • Read More »


Industrial Layout

Industrial Layout is a discipline of technical drawing which is a combination of architectural and survey drafting. The application of this drafting discipline are used in almost any type of manufacturing including and not limited to plastic injection molding, furniture fabrication, automotive parts manufacturing, etc. It is where a plant floor plan is drawn out • Read More »


Mapping an Industrial Manufacturing Process

The term “mapping an industrial manufacturing process” sounds quite complex, but isn’t really hard to explain. In short it is where a floor plan is made of a manufacturing facility showing the direction that an item or items are assembled to make a finished product. The task begins when a draftsman or drafter draws a • Read More »


How to Build Your Custom Dream Home This Year

Building the home of your dreams could be accomplished sooner and easier than you may think. After you have an idea of the type of home you want to build, there are some easier ways to get your home built quicker. This means that you can put your dreams into high gear and have that • Read More »


Drawing Your Own House Plans

Drawing a set of house plans isn’t a simple matter when you think about all the elements that make up a set of residential architectural plans. You need to first think about all the needs of your family, understand the local codes, know what style of house you’re wanting, know what sort of foundation you • Read More »


Living In A Barn

After the unique experience of converting a barn into a home, I have to say it’s defiantly a life changing way to live. My wife and I choose a barn conversion over standard construction because of the lower building costs, not to mention being just plain different from the rest of the folks around these • Read More »


How To Read House Plans

Maybe you’re looking for a job in a real estate office or as an assistant with a construction company. Or it could be that you have taken a job at a local builders supply and will be doing material take offs. These are just a few of the jobs where you need to have a • Read More »


What is a Bill of Materials (BOM)

A bill of materials is a compiled list that specifies the materials used to build a building or residence. When a contractor or home builder prepares to build, they first use a mathematical process to calculate the amount of lumber, doors, shingles, windows, etc., will be needed to complete the project. The process starts with • Read More »


CAD Drawings Recycled

I’ve been drawing residential homes for the better part of 30 years and the majority of those homes were drawn on CAD programs like General CADD, (Generic CADD) AutoCAD, or CADVance. And of all things that collect over the years are not only the sets of drawings but the special details and sections included in • Read More »


Magnetic Motors

Lately, there has been an great interest in “Free Energy”. Imagine never having to pay an electric bill or spend out hard earned money for gasoline for your car. We are already on the threshold of several different types of free energies which utilizes natural resources. And none of these are actually new concepts. A • Read More »