Few names are taken in vain more often
on job sites than architects' and designers'.
And more often than not, these works are
spoken while staring at a set of blueprints.
So we turned to experienced framing contractors
for their views on plans and the
people who draw them.
The wide-ranging question-and-answer
session below features the comments of
Enfield, New Hampshire's Fitzgerald
Brothers (Jody, John, and their foreman,
Wayne Findholt), who bring over 25 years
experience to the job.
JLC: What percentage of plans that you
deal with are free from error and can be
built as drawn?
Fitzgerald Brothers: "No plans are
ever free from error, Can't be."
JLC: What kinds of errors do you see the