The internet is a great source of up to date information for Setter outs, and it is available as you need it. Here are a few of the sites I visit regularly.
The British Standards Institute govern the Technical drawing standards in the UK. Useful Links include:
The BSI Shop – Search for the standards that apply to your product or industry.
BSOL – The British standards Online – An online library of British standards.
The BSI Global Construction industry page – Find out more about which standards apply to the construction industry.
Find out more about the UK’s building regulations here, Includes:
If you want to know more about which building regulations apply you can find out more on the DirectGov site.
TRADA – the Timber Research and Development Association – is an internationally recognised centre of excellence serving the timber and woodworking industries. Some of the highlights include:
FSC is an international, non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world’s forests. It was founded in 1993 in response to public concern about deforestation and demand for a trustworthy wood-labelling scheme. There are national working groups more than 50 countries including the UK.
Something to add? Do you know of a great web resources for Joiners, Woodworkers or Setter Out’s that I’ve missed? Please leave a comment with a link below…