Blue print courses, books, etc tend to start out drawing an object
like a bolt or nut and working on the number of pictures necessary
for a machinist to make the part. I'm afraid your carpenter might
get frustrated by that approach. Each craft and trade has
different conventions and types of drawings. What type of
carpentry does this person do? Residential/commercial,
rough/finish, wood/steel/other, works for the prime/or a
subcontractor, old/young, wants to be the owner some day.
If you can work with him and/or if he is computer literate, this
has a tremendous amount of information. There are plenty of
drawings to study, though many are done in perspective or
isometric form (a type of 3 dimensional drawing) which is easier
for the layman to see. Blueprints tend to be very 2 dimensional.
If you work on these Navy manuals, concentrate on the Builders
Hope this helps in some way.
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