Resource: CAD Details for Wood-Frame Construction

APA-The Engineered Wood Association recently updated 25 CAD details on its website, which provides building designers with more than 200 free CAD details for wood-frame construction. Updated details include “One-Hour Fire-Rated Combustible Floor/Ceiling Assemblies,” “Panel Stair Treads and Risers,” “Horizontal Beltline Joints,” and “Energy-Conserving Sturd-I-Wall Assemblies.” Details are available in four formats–DWG, DWF, DXF, and PDF–for download and insertion into building plans. Click the link to access the site. features more than 200 (and counting) CAD details from APA – The Engineered Wood Association’s most popular publications. Sorted by product and construction category, CAD (computer-aided design) designs are available in four different formats — DWG, DWF, DXF and PDF — that can be quickly downloaded and inserted into your building plans. Just click on a category in the CAD Detail Index (in the left-column menu or below) to access a list of related designs. When you locate the detail you want, click one of the format buttons to download it to your computer.

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Christopher Gould