• Basic Drafting

    This class is where you will learn the basics of mechanical drafting, a skill valuable to people in many construction, engineering and manufacturing fields. .
     
    Topics covered in Basic Drafting are:

    1. Basic Drawing Tools        2. Basic Measuring and Math 

    3. Geometric Constructions         4. Orthographic Drawings    

    5. Dimensioning       6.  Sectioned Views     7.   Pictorial Drawing

     

    Thought(s) for the day:

     
    Light travels faster than sound.  This is why some people 
     
    appear bright until they speak.
     
     
    Why do we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway?
     
     
     

     

     
    Current Assignments 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    Decimal Equivalency Chart

    Decimal Fraction   Decimal Fraction
    0.016   1/64 0.516  33/64
    0.031   1/32 0.531  17/32
    0.047   3/64 0.547  35/64
    0.063   1/16 0.563   9/16
    0.078   5/64 0.578  37/64
    0.094   3/32 0.594  19/32
    0.109   7/64 0.609  39/64
    0.125   1/8 0.625   5/8
    0.141   9/64 0.641  41/64
    0.156   5/32 0.656  21/32
    0.172  11/64 0.672  43/64
    0.188   3/16 0.688  11/16
    0.203  13/64 0.703  45/64
    0.219   7/32 0.719  23/32
    0.234  15/64 0.734  47/64
    0.25   1/4 0.75   3/4
    0.266  17/64 0.766  49/64
    0.281   9/32 0.781  25/32
    0.297  19/64 0.797  51/64
    0.313   5/16 0.813  13/16
    0.328  21/64 0.828  53/64
    0.344  11/32 0.844  27/32
    0.359  23/64 0.859  55/64
    0.375   3/8 0.875   7/8
    0.391  25/64 0.891  57/64
    0.406  13/32 0.906  29/32
    0.422  27/64 0.922  59/64
    0.438   7/16 0.938  15/16
    0.453  29/64 0.953  61/64
    0.469  15/32 0.969  31/32
    0.484  31/64 0.984  63/64
    0.5   1/2 1 1     

     

     

    TITLE BLOCK INSTRUCTIONS

    For "B" Size Paper

    1. Tape your paper down on the drafting desk horizontally parallel with a properly placed t-square.

    2. Put a ½ “ border around the entire paper.

    3. Draw another line 5/8” inside the right border.

    4. Divide the resulting smaller rectangle into three parts by centering a 4” middle section.

    5. Draw light guidelines lines every 1/8" in the title block (4 lines)

     

    For "A" Size Paper

    1. Tape your paper down in the drafting board horizontally parallel with a properly placed t-square.

    2. Put a 1/4“ border around the entire paper.

    3. Draw another line 5/8” above the bottom border.

    4. Divide the resulting smaller rectangle into three parts by centering a 4” middle section.

    5. Draw light guidelines lines every 1/8" in the title block (4 lines)

     

     

    TITLE BLOCK INFORMATION

     

    The information in the title block should lettered in the second and fourth lines (NOT THE BOTTOM MIDDLE OR TOP) as follows:

     

    Left block: Top; SOUTH HIGH (centered)

                       Bottom; SALINA, KANSAS (centered)

     

    Middle block: Top; ASSIGNMENT #245 (centered)

                            Bottom; (Left justified) SCALE: 1/4” = 1” ;   (right justified) PAGE: 108

     

    Right block: Top; DRAWN BY: Your name in INK (centered)

                          Bottom; (left justified) DATE:  9-16-2018  (right justified) BLOCK: 6  

Last Modified on August 27, 2018