Scale Ruler, how to measure.

A quick how-to on using an architect scale ruler and completing a Scale Ruler worksheet for Drafting in scale. Reading and/or measuring with a scale ruler is a basic skill required for many involved with design and/or technical theater. A copy of the worksheet and the...

Scale Ruler Worksheet

Would you like the answer key to the worksheet? I’ve created one with all the measurements already filled in. While you can certainly make your own key, this is simply a time saver. It’s also exact as I made the key in the CAD program I created the sheet...

Shop Drawings for Platforming

Seen here is the shop drawing for out folding platform. When you take a closer look, you will see the cut list and the shopping list on the right. The ground plan view is to the left, front view on top-left and the end of the platform is on top, to the right. After...

Lighting Board Notes

  The role of the lighting designer within theatre is to work with the director, set designer, and costume designer, to create an overall 'look' for the show in response to the text, while keeping in mind issues of visibility, safety and cost. The...

Scale

When we use “scale” we are enabling us to use a small drawing to diagram a larger project. If we wanted an extremely accurate drawing of an object, we would draw a picture of it at Full Scale. That is, draw it full size. For every foot of object you would...