New London Adult and Continuing Education
New London Adult and Continuing Education

Enrichment Classes

Technical Drawing for DIY Projects 214 

In this class you will learn the basics of technical/mechanical drawings. Whether you're building some new stairs, or creating some unique flower boxes, or trying to figure out how much wallpaper you're going to need for a room; simple but exact drawings will be a great help.

Topics to be covered:

Paper sizes and types; i.e. plane, ruled, or grid.

The drawing boarder and the minimum information required.

Drawing views; top, front, side, and back.

The alphabet of lines: solid, dashed, center lines, phantom lines.

Drawing scale: full, half, quarter, decimal, fractional.

Dimensioning the drawing.

Simple calculations for areas.

There will be numerous handouts for the students.

A basic drafting set of tools will be needed; available at local arts and craft stores.

12" ruler

4" - 6" protractor

6" - 8" 30/60/90 triangle

6" - 8" 45/45/90 triangle

Circle template or compass

Sessions: 2
Dates: 10/18/2018 to 10/25/2018
Meeting Time: 
Thursday  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:  New London Adult Ed - Three Shaw's Cove
Instructor: Mr. Danna Mancini
Fees: 
$89.00   (Class Fee)
Discounts & Other Fees:
$5 Resident Discount
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