Archives: Education

The Ability To Draw House Plans

It wasn’t until I started teaching it, that I realized how many were interested in the field of architectural drafting. But having an interest and actually being committed enough to complete the education are two distinctly different things all together. There has to be a certain amount of ambition that goes into learning such a • Read More »


Quantitative Data Analysis

If you have decided that a large survey is the most appropriate method to use for your research, by now you should have thought about how you’re going to analyze your data. You will have checked that your questionnaire is properly constructed and worded, you will have made sure that there are no variations in • Read More »


Thomas Edison Teaching Tip

Do you know who invented the talking doll? How about the electric vote-recorder? Would you be surprised to learn it was the same man who invented the phonograph and the electric incandescent light bulb? None other than Thomas Alva Edison, whose birthday was February 11, 1847. Here are some tips for celebrating his accomplishments: 1. • Read More »


Global Warming Effects

Understanding Global Warming and Its Effects The answer to the question of what is global warming is not hard to imagine if one has a few basics about this. This is when carbon dioxide (CO2), chlorofluorocarbons and other pollutants converge in the atmosphere, and they form a kind of a heavy blanket that in turn • Read More »



Training Tesla

There is an unpublished autobiography of Tesla available for free on the web. It details how Tesla’s father became a cleric after having been a military person. This father then tried to make Tesla into a cleric. I see the Bairdic and minstrel training was part of what young Tesla was required to do by • Read More »


Drafting Fields

Drafting fields vary by the type of drawings they specialize in. Some of the different fields are architectural,  electrical and electronic, mechanical or machine, structural, boundary and topographical, general, illustrative, and tracing or reproductive, ship building or marine, clothing pattern, etc. Each of these fields have their own ways of getting an idea transferred to • Read More »


What is a Mechanical Drafter

Mechanical drafting or drawing is the art of creating illustrations used by engineers, architects, machine shop workers, wood workers, inventors, etc., in working out the details of constructive designs. In these drawings are the ways which ideas of the exact form, nature, shape, arrangement, and dimension of the parts in objects of a structural nature • Read More »


Whats more fun: vaping, or smoking?

There is a huge controversy all over the United States if vaping causes oil to stick in your lungs, to which Doctors are concerned “Oh, there’s no cure for removing this type of oil from your lungs, but you are just going to have to quit everything cold turkey, I wish ya the best of • Read More »


Do You Want to Draw Your Own House Plan

That’s a great idea and it sure saves money. It also eliminates the middle man. Those architects and designers can get expensive. I’ve heard that some designers can charge up to ten dollars per square foot for simple drawings containing a floor plan and exterior elevations. Now that is a chunk of change. If you • Read More »