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Forum: Architecture & Design 10-02-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,641
Posted By GLKIRK1
Here"s a wall section I just created in Revit. ...

Here"s a wall section I just created in Revit.
I did add detail components but it was taken from the model with the footing to the trusses being exactly as drawn/modeled. Not a preloaded section.
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-18-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,076
Posted By GLKIRK1
When I draw plans for additions, I draw the whole...

When I draw plans for additions, I draw the whole house first. (I think the plan reviewer likes this). It gives perspective to the project.
Today, especially with decks, a draftsman needs to have...
Forum: Framing 07-09-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,450
Posted By GLKIRK1
Usually, when I do it, the ridge beam is much...

Usually, when I do it, the ridge beam is much larger than the rafters, so a collar tie of sorts is needed (nailed to sides of rafters) and at least a small flat ceiling is produced.
But toe nailing...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 06-02-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By GLKIRK1
Pocket door squeaks

I have an annoying squeak at a pocket door in a bath on a new home, when walking around it.
When putting my ear to wall next to it, I think it is coming from the assembly.
I have made sure the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By GLKIRK1
Here in this part of Virginia, the schools only...

Here in this part of Virginia, the schools only teach Autodesk products.
I learned Autocad and Revit (at different times) at a local Community College in the evenings.
I bought Revit just before...
Forum: Technology 03-20-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,794
Posted By GLKIRK1
I completely agree. Learn Autocad Autocad is...

I completely agree. Learn Autocad
Autocad is made by Autodesk. They sell lots of very professional programs and schools are more likely to teach it.
Forum: Architecture & Design 01-15-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,795
Posted By GLKIRK1
Just too bad Revit won't work with other...

Just too bad Revit won't work with other versions/years!!!
Forum: Architecture & Design 01-08-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 24,795
Posted By GLKIRK1
Careful!!!! If they get that idea, they will jack...

Careful!!!! If they get that idea, they will jack up the price some more! :sad:
Forum: Architecture & Design 12-16-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,079
Posted By GLKIRK1
I'm looking for the same thing. It will be on a...

I'm looking for the same thing.
It will be on a raised slab.
I like a decent front porch, don't want the expense of any masonry half columns and won't need any guardrails.
I'm stumped in this...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-12-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By GLKIRK1
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 12-02-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,767
Posted By GLKIRK1
I fought with Envisioneer for a lot of years...

I fought with Envisioneer for a lot of years before I decided to go with Autodesk and take a course at a local Community College.
I needed to understand the basics like levels, and detailing in CDs....
Forum: Drafting & CAD Forum 11-29-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,767
Posted By GLKIRK1
My Revit teacher stressed many times how modeling...

My Revit teacher stressed many times how modeling programs are altogether different than Autocad.
Even drawing lines in Revit is altogether different than Autocad.
I started an Architectural...
Forum: Business 11-05-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,156
Posted By GLKIRK1
Yes, very discouraging! Just one small pile...

Yes, very discouraging!
Just one small pile from this framing job.
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,325
Posted By GLKIRK1
Is this Chief Architect?

Is this Chief Architect?
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-31-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By GLKIRK1
Thanks for the help guys. I have been finding...

Thanks for the help guys.
I have been finding out SO much more pertaining to these windows in Coastal NC.
Not only does Andersen size their windows more like a rough opening than from jam to jam...
Forum: Architecture & Design 08-27-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By GLKIRK1
Egress sizes

Andersen 400 series double hung 2'-8" x 4'-6"- seems there should be 31" (1/2" less each side for balance/track, )width by 27" (half of the overall height) height opening.
=5.8.25 sq. ft.
Meets...
Forum: Business 07-28-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By GLKIRK1
Libel me on my Google review page

I just went through it and it was not fun!
He was upset because I followed through and charged him consulting fees, advertised on different than my webpage media.
So he went to my website Google...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By GLKIRK1
In VA and NC, to obtain a GC License, one has to...

In VA and NC, to obtain a GC License, one has to pass a quite difficult exam.
You will be expected to know about Carpentry, Concrete, Masonry, Roofing, Roof trusses, Excavating, OSHA, Business and...
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