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PREFACE xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xiii CHAPTER 1 NKBA DRAWINGS AND DOCUMENTS 1

The Set of NKBA Drawings 1

NKBA Forms 8

Summary 10

Review Questions 11

CHAPTER 2 MEASURING THE DESIGN SPACE 13

Steps to Accurate Measurements 13

Measuring the Remodeling Job 15

Measuring New Construction 19

Angles and Curves 20

Tips from the Pros 22

Summary 23

Review Questions 23

CHAPTER 3 THE TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES OF HAND DRAFTING 25

Drafting Tools and Techniques 25

Drawing Media 30

Drafting Pencils and Other Tools 31

Leads 32

Technique for Drawing Vertical Lines 35

Portfolios 48

Additional Techniques to Draw Angled Lines and Understand Angles 50

Summary 56

Review Questions 56

CHAPTER 4 DRAFTING CONVENTIONS: LINE TYPES, SYMBOLS, AND TECHNIQUES 57

Lines and Technique 57

Standard Symbols for Drawings 61

Summary 76

Review Questions 76

CHAPTER 5 THE NKBA FLOOR PLAN: DRAFTING AND DIMENSIONING THE PLAN 77

Programming 77

Floor Plan Considerations 80

Dimensioning the Floor Plan 90

Summary 95

Review Questions 95

CHAPTER 6 NKBA DRAWINGS IN A SET OF PLANS 97

Floor Plan 97

Drafting the Construction Plan 97

Drawing the Construction Plan 98

Drafting the Mechanical Plan 99

Interpretive Drawings 112

Summary 120

Review Questions 120

CHAPTER 7 USING THE COMPUTER TO DESIGN KITCHENS AND BATHS 121

Computer Terminology 121

CAD: A General Overview 123

NKBA Certification Software 127

Summary 133

Review Questions 133

CHAPTER 8 NKBA'S GRAPHICS AND PRESENTATION STANDARDS 135

Purpose of Graphics and Presentation Standards 135

Kitchen or Bath Floor Plan 136

Construction Plan 142

Mechanical Plan and Symbols 142

Interpretive Drawings 143

Specifications 144

Design Statement 145

Titling Project Documents 145

Copyright and Ownership 146

Summary 147

Review Questions 147

APPENDIX A: SAMPLE KITCHEN AND BATHROOM PROJECT DOCUMENTS 149 APPENDIX B: GENERIC CABINET NOMENCLATURE 195 APPENDIX C: METRIC CONVERSIONS 231 GLOSSARY 239 REFERENCES 247 INDEX 249

About the Author

Margaret Krohn, CKD, ASID is a full-time kitchen and bath design instructor at Century College in Minnesota, where she develops and implements design curriculum. She is also the owner of the firm Design Specifics.

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