What is a finish plan?

What is a finish plan?

The Finish Plans show what materials should be applied to the walls and floor throughout the building. We do this by using finish tags (designations like F01 for the first type of flooring material, B04 for the fourth variety of baseboard, or W06 for the sixth specified wall finish).

What is a finishing schedule?

What is a finish schedule and why does it matter? A Finish Schedule is a form of product specification writing that outlines the materials desired on a construction project. Specifically, a Finish Schedule outlines floor, wall, ceiling materials and excludes lighting, windows, doors, and furniture.

What is a floor finish plan?

Not all projects will have a floor finish plan. It ultimately comes down to the complexity of the finishes, and drawing needs. This floor finish plan shows where certain flooring is to be used, and also defines the angle of the flooring as it moves from one space to the next.

What are the types of floor finishes?

8 flooring finishes to use in your home

  • Polished concrete. One of the latest innovative trends in flooring is polished concrete.
  • Hardwood. Hardwood continues to be a popular choice for flooring, with some of the most common forms being oak, maple, birch or hickory.
  • Laminate.
  • Ceramic/Porcelain.
  • Carpet.
  • Stone.
  • Vinyl.
  • Cork.

What order do construction drawings go in?

Drawings are always organized from most general to most specific or specialized. Since plans are most helpful to see the overall design of the project, they come first. Elevations and sections are a bit more specific and come next followed by details and schedules, which are the most specific type of drawings.

What ceiling information is included on a room finish schedule?

The room finish schedule should have an entry for every room and hallway in the house or room addition. Finish schedules will also list ceiling heights and marks for each space. The marks can constitute room numbers.

What are architectural finishes?

Essentially, an architectural finish is an exposed part of a building that meshes the functional with the aesthetic. The architecture itself is functional, making up the building and serving whatever function that feature is meant to do. If it’s a pillar, it helps support the building.

What is window schedule?

Window Schedules It describes the location of windows, their types, their dimensions, often the manufacturer’s model number or name, and details about the material that windows (and their frames) will be made of. As with a door schedule, additional notes may clarify the work expected of the contractor.

Why are surface finishes applied to different materials?

Finishes are usually applied for one or more of the following reasons: 1.) To protect the material from moisture, wear, abrasion, fungus, mould or insect attack. To enhance the materials durability, surface hardness or other properties.

What are wall finishes?

Here is a list of different types of Wall finishes: Cement plastered Finish. Cement Textured Finish. Gypsum Plaster Finish. Glass Mosaic Finish.

What is the most durable floor finish?

Polyurethane is actually the most durable hardwood floor finish.

When do you need to use a finish plan?

In large or complex interiors, when there is more than one type of finish on each wall, or when there are other complex finish configurations, such as a tile design on a floor, a finish plan is more appropriate.

When to use a finish schedule for construction?

Finish schedules are discussed in more detail in Chapter 10. In residential and small commercial projects where only a single finish is applied on each wall and one or two different floor finishes are used, a finish schedule works fairly well.

What to do with Faithfull No 3 finishing plane?

The Faithfull No.3 Finishing Plane is ideal for final finishing of cabinet work and general joinery, precision machined for accurate adjustment. Suitable for both hard and soft woods. Made with a quality grey cast iron body for strength and stability with precision ground base and sides for flatness and squareness.

What do you need to know about interior finishes?

There are a variety of ways to communicate what interior finishes are required for a project. Traditionally, a finish schedule is developed in tabular form, listing each room or space and the specific types of finishes that are to be applied to the floors, walls, bases, and ceilings (Figure 11-1).