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- From: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org (Richard Lewis)
- Date: 06 Aug 1997 13:55:31 GMT
I am sure it would not hurt to draw a typical elevation..... --------------------- Forwarded message: From: engineers(--nospam--at)huntingtondesign.com (Alexander Itsekson) Reply-to: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Date: 97-04-02 14:00:22 EST At 09:13 AM 4/1/97 -0800, you wrote: >No, when I prepare plans and engineering, I expect the contractor and all >the subs to read every note, every detail, etc. But, after the project is >plan checked and the job goes to the field, reality sets in and the >telephone starts to ring. I also realize that, if the contractor misses >something on the plans, he has to fix it. However, this charletan attitude >permeates our profession and stops us from trying to make the framing plans >and details as simple to follow as possible (but no simpler). I believe a >small note on the plans that reads "boundary nail all posts" could easily >be missed. It also may be impractical to clearly detail each condition like >this that occurs on the plans. My whole point is that I couldn't understand >spending the time to properly detail this condition nor put a note on the >drawing to generally instruct the framer for an issue that will provide no >quantifiable structural benefit. > >I originally thought this would be a simple and straightforward thread when >initiated. I guess it's true that we engineers are very capable of taking >something simple and making it complicated!! > >Regards, >Bill Allen Bill, How about drawing a standard shear wall elevation showing where holdowns are, where edge nailing, stud blocking. That should make it easy enough, shouldn't it? Sasha Itsekson Huntington Design Associates, Inc. Oakland, CA --- Internet Message Header Follows --- Received: from server1.seaoc.org (bqe.com [126.96.36.199]) by host1.texramp.net (8.8.5/8.8.5) with SMTP id OAA07285 for <rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org>; Wed, 2 Apr 1997 14:53:58 -0600 (CST) Received: from emout13.mx.aol.com by server1.seaoc.org (NTList 3.02.10) id wa016220; Wed, 2 Apr 1997 12:37:08 -0800 Received: (from root@localhost) by emout13.mail.aol.com (8.7.6/8.7.3/AOL-2.0.0) id PAA11626 for seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org; Wed, 2 Apr 1997 15:35:02 -0500 (EST) Date: Wed, 2 Apr 1997 15:35:02 -0500 (EST) From: ASLCSE(--nospam--at)aol.com Message-ID: <970402153436_1519051397(--nospam--at)emout13.mail.aol.com> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Subject: Fwd: Wood column bases - when to use???? Reply-To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Error-To: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Loop: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Info: [SEAOC] Owner: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-POP3-Rcpt: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org X-Sender: seaoc-ad(--nospam--at)seaoc.org Precedence: list X-ListMember: rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org [seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org] __________________________________________________ Richard Lewis, P.E. Missionary TECH Team rlewis(--nospam--at)techteam.org The service mission like-minded Christian organizations may turn to for technical assistance and know-how.
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