- Format four sheets of drawing paper (or two sheets of
paper if you are completing requirement 3) with proper
borders and title blocks for your projects.
Complete requirement 2 or 3 for your drawing projects.
- Make a rough sketch of your project drawings to
determine the correct size of paper to format.
- Using single-stroke vertical or slant Gothic
lettering, fill in all important information in
the title block sections of the formatted paper.
- Prepare two of the following pencil drawings for
reproduction, using two of the formatted sheets of
paper and being sure to fill in the title block
- Architectural: Make a rough sketch of a room.
From it, maker a finished scale floor plan. Using
conventional symbols, show all openings,
equipment, lights, and safety devices. Use an
architectural scale size.
- Mechanical: Make a scale drawing of some piece of
craft work or interesting object. Use the
orthographic projection technique to show at
least three views. Use dimension lines to show
the actual size.
- Electrical: Draw a simple schematic of a radio or
electronic circuit. Properly print a bill of
materials of the major electronic parts of the
radio or circuit. Use standard drawing symbols
for the electronic components.
- Using a CAD (computer-aided drafting) system, prepare
and plot one of the drawings in requirements 2a, 2b, or
2c. Create the format (border and title block) on the
computer before starting the drawing.
- Using a formatted sheet of paper, prepare an isometric
drawing of something not drawn in requirement 2 or 3.
On the drawing, list which instruments you used.
- Lettering: Using single-stroke vertical or slant Gothic
lettering, describe in forty words or less why CAD is
used in a particular industry (aerospace, electronics,
architectural, or other). Use the 8 1/2-by-11-inch
- Describe the three most common methods of reproducing
pencil drawings. Describe one method of reproducing a
computer drawing. Make copies of one of your drawings
using one of these methods.