The Drafting and Mechanical Drawing School


Learn to draw complete House Plans, Machine Drawings, Site Plans, Plumbing Plans and Isometrics, Electrical Lay-outs, Roof Plans, Machine Shop Drawings, etc., from our Website!

Welcome To Our School Of Drafting

Before any home or commercial building is constructed, before any machine or fixture is assembled, before any piece of furniture is created, there is a drafter drawing the plans to build them. Becoming one of our students will put you on the fast track to working in one of these industries as a CAD drafter with the skills needed to walk into that good paying position. Become a Certified Drafter!





Apprenticeship Training. Learn Drafting from an Experienced Draftsman


I started my career learning drafting in the middle 1970's and have trained in just about every field of drafting, working for and contracting to Architects, Engineers, Surveyors, & Designers. I can pass this knowledge on to you through this website using several courses I have designed especially for teaching a person to draw mechanically and in a CAD program. Click the "Enroll" link above to start your career in Drafting.


Modeled after the former North American School Of Drafting


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PLAN LAYOUTS AND DESCRIPTIONS: You'll be given a very complete understanding of Mechanical Drawings and Architectural plans so that once you begin the drafting stage of your education, you'll be more familiar with what you are doing.

RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE: You will be studying all the various aspects of Residential Architecture from the Floor Plans, Electrical Plans, Sectional Details, Kitchen Details, Roof Plans, Foundation and Basement Plans, Site Plans.

MECHANICAL SHOP DRAWINGS: Here you'll learn what's needed to complete shop drawings that would be used to create manufactured items. We will teach you how to draw the complete views of the subject item or fixture and then break it down into parts drawings.


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You are more than welcome to register and ask questions about the drafting courses in this section. The individual courses are only accessible to registered drafting students. Also, if you have paid your tuition, start a thread here to let me know that you have registered and I'll update your account and you can then access the courses.

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Re: Holy Smokes Tim
June 03, 2015, 02:20:52 PM

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These are requests from various industries around the U.S. looking for drafters. If you are someone looking for a drafter, please feel free to make a free account and post your job request in this area...

Some of these job listings are one time, bid contract only. Some of them are local help wanted types. The rest are jobs which can be completed from your home.

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This section of the board is for just what-ever the topic may be...

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How to create a text att...
June 07, 2015, 06:16:28 PM

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CAD downloads, questions, & discussion... Start Here First

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Autocad Tutorials
July 03, 2015, 09:32:27 AM

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Access the "Understanding Blueprints" section of our school here. Both Mechanical and Architectural. This would be the Second Stage of your Drafting Education...

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December 22, 2013, 06:29:25 PM

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Access the "Mechanical Drafting" section of our school here.

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Working Drawings
February 12, 2014, 09:54:58 AM

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Mechanical Sketching

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Machine Sketching
December 11, 2013, 05:44:15 PM

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Access the "Basic Architectural Drafting" section of our school here.

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Re: Questions
October 16, 2014, 09:59:23 AM

No New Posts Multi-Story Architecture

Access the "Advanced Architectural Drafting" section of our school here.

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Two Story Examples
December 24, 2013, 02:19:35 PM

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Access the "Site Plan Drafting" section of our school here.

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Site Plans
December 10, 2013, 03:03:17 PM

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This is the Residential Electrical section of the school.

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Residential Electrical P...
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Drafting and Design Courses that are very Specialized. There are certain professionals that specialize in certain sub fields of drafting like Electrical, HVAC, Framing, Detailing, etc. You will find those here in this section.

The courses contained in this section are "Electives" and are not required for you to receive the Completion Certificate... If you want to receive certification in these area's on completion, please let me know.

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