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Estimating Workshop @ DoubleTree by Hilton Denver Tech Center

October 6, 2021 - October 7, 2021

MSLBMDA will be conducting a Blueprint Reading & Material Take-Off Workshop at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Denver Tech Center. Workshop hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm both days. WBMA’s Executive Director, Casey Voorhees, will provide 2 full days of instruction and discussion of residential construction methods, blueprint reading and material take-off. Attendees will receive hands-on experience figuring an actual set of working drawings.

Material covered:

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Scale Usage
  • Estimating Formulas
  • Material Applications
  • Floor Layout
  • Wall Framing
  • Siding & Exterior Trim
  • Roof Systems (Common, Hip, Valley & Jack Rafters)

Attendees will learn basic blueprint reading by identifying lines, symbols and details while developing an understanding of elevations, floor plans, framing and sectional views Students will be introduced to various residential construction methods and estimating formulas while working on a basic single level home with a trussed roof. Note: attendees are required to bring a calculator and pencils.


Members: $495/person

Non-Members: $795/person (must be paid in advance)

Fees includes lunch, course manual, blueprints, architectural and joist/truss layout scale.

DoubleTree by Hilton Tech Center
(303) 779-6161
7801 E Orchard Rd
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Hotel Room Rate: $129

Register Now! Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Cancellations not received within 72 hours of the workshop will forfeit their registration fees. You can register online using the form below, or download a PDF and fax it to us.

Please note: we are taking all necessary precautions as it relates to social distancing and gatherings. We will be spacing attendees 6′ apart which will limit class sizes.

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October 6, 2021
October 7, 2021
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Doubletree Conference Center
7801 E. Orchard Road
Greenwood Village, CO 80111 United States
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