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california buildng code standard construction details
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* January 12, 2014, 10:44:24 AM
Hello community,
I am a California builder who occasionally does design work.  I am looking for a place where I can download standard construction detail blocks  (foundation, floor to foundation and floor to wall connections, wall assembly, wall to roof connection etc.) so I do not have to reinvent the wheel and draw each detail.  these must meet the 2007 California building code (CBC) and or IRC.  this stuff is so standard that it seems it should be easy to find yet I have looked all over the internet to no avail.  I suppose I could 'snapshot' pdf's of house plans I have built but this looks so unprofessional.
thanks in advance.
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January 13, 2014, 07:41:29 AM
I have never seen a site with these in particular. Most Architectural firms have developed these for the firm per their own standards. BiblioCAD does have some drawings in DWG, but I cannot affirm that they are to CA standard, but since they are DWG you can modify them.


May 17, 2014, 07:09:30 PM
I know this is rather late in the piece, could you not call on a timber frame company? Those that pre-nail frames and ask them as they may have cad files that you could grab?

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