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Estimating 1-2-3 Kansas City
Simpson Strong-Tie
825 Armourdale Pkwy
Kansas City, KS 66105
Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 8:00 AM to Thursday, January 21, 2021, 5:00 PM CDT
Category: Events

Day 1

With an emphasis on how products sold everyday are used on the job site, participants will become familiar with residential construction processes, industry terminology, interpreting house plans and using scales.

Topics covered include:
• Product applications from foundation through finish
• Construction definitions and industry terminology
• Lumber grades and span tables
• Building material math – board footage, square footage and applying conversion factors
• Blueprint reading
• Using architectural and layout scales
• Estimating decks and railing

Day 2

Attendees will receive hands-on experience working on an actual set of working drawings. Instruction will include various construction methods and estimating formulas while
working on a basic home design with a trussed gable roof.

Topics covered include:
• Floor Framing
• Wall Construction
• Roof Systems

Day 3

The workshop will progress beyond basic house design and focus on some of the more difficult areas of completing framing take-offs including:

• Insulation & Wallboard
• Irregular floor and roof layouts
• Intersecting roof lines with over-framing including valley and jack rafters
• Multi-pitched roofs
• Vaulted walls and ceilings, rake framing
• Additional time will be included for doors, windows and millwork

Register online HERE
Paper form HERE