Event Detail


Blueprint Reading & Material Take-Off Workshop
September 10-11, 2024
Belterra Resort ● Florence, IN
(Class Size is Limited)
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KBMA will be conducting a Blueprint Reading & Material Take-Off Workshop. The workshop is returning to Kentucky by popular demand. This course has sold out in every surrounding state. 

Topics covered:

  1. Blueprint Reading
  2. Scale Usage
  3. Estimating Formulas
  4. Material Applications 
  5. Wall Framing
  6. Siding & Exterior Trim
  7. Common, Hip, Valley & Jack Rafters
  8. Floor Layout 
  • 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.

About this Workshop

Instructor: Casey Voorhees, will provide 2 full days of instruction and discussion of residential construction methods, blueprint reading and material take-off. Casey has an extensive background in building materials and has been conducting industry workshops for over 25 years

Workshop Times: Classes held from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day

Course Requirements: Basic industry experience is a prerequisite for this course.

Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and afternoon Breaks will be provided each day.

Not Included: Your hotel room expense, however, KBMA special room rate of $139 per night when you use code KLBI24C call (812) 427-7777 to make your room reservation! Attendees are required to bring a calculator and pencils.

Cancellation Policy:  Workshop cancellations are subject to a $100 Cancellation Fee. No refunds for cancellations received after September 1. You may send a substitute attendee.

Attendees are required to bring a calculator and pencils.

Fees include breakfast, lunch & snacks daily; course manual, blueprints, architectural and joist/truss layout scale. 

  • KBMA Members:  $600 per attendee              
  • Non-Members:     $750 per attendee        

KBMA has negotiated a rate of $139/night (plus taxes and fees) at Belterra Resort for course attendees. This rate is for King or double Queen rooms. Make sure you select the correct room type. 

Make your hotel reservation online by clicking here.


Extend your stay to play golf in the KLBMD Congleton Cup and attend the KBMA Member Reception on Thursday, September 12.
More information about those events here.