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Introduction to Framing

Course description
This is a two-day course, intended to introduce the user to the Framing application. It takes delegates through the basic concepts used within the software then illustrates how the timber frame models are created and edited and finally how to generate manufacturing drawings and cutting lists. This course illustrates the basic functions and how to use them. Users will start from a blank screen and follow through the basic functionality that is required in order to produce a model for both aspects. The course that runs at a pace which allows time for practical exercises and questions.

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Topics include
  • Introduction to Framing
  • The user interface
  • Setting up the software
  • Drawing frames
  • Adding openings
  • Inserting/editing plates
  • Adding components to the frame
  • Frame editing
  • Adding roof plane trusses
  • Generating output

Objectives
At the end of the course, delegates will feel confident using the Framing software and understand how timber floor models are created, edited and be able to generate manufacturing drawings and cutting lists.

Audience
This course is designed to introduce new users to the general functionality contained within Framing and illustrates the basic functions and how to use them. Users will start from a blank screen and follow through the basic functionality that is required in order to produce a model.

Prerequisites
This course is designed for users with a good understanding of the AutoCAD® application, a basic level of PC use and knowledge of Windows OS. Each delegate will work at a computer for the duration of the course.

CPD accreditation
N/A for this course.

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