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wileyetucker
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How to do a material take-off?

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11-05-2009 01:49 PM
I need to find out how much gyp board we are going to remove from an existing building. I have drawn the walls as a typical 3 5/8" stud with gyp on either side and then changed them to existing and then to be removed during new construction. I think I am good so far.

Can someone point me in the right direction or toward a quick tutorial to find out how much gyp board there is? I have started playing around with material take-offs, but not had any luck.

Thanks Wiley
*Michael Sinclair
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Re: How to do a material take-off?

11-06-2009 11:06 AM in reply to: wileyetucker
If you created your wall with material components as described, you should
be able to create a wall assembly material take-off schedule and set the
phasing to match your demolition phase.

wrote in message news:6284482@discussion.autodesk.com...
I need to find out how much gyp board we are going to remove from an
existing building. I have drawn the walls as a typical 3 5/8" stud with gyp
on either side and then changed them to existing and then to be removed
during new construction. I think I am good so far.

Can someone point me in the right direction or toward a quick tutorial to
find out how much gyp board there is? I have started playing around with
material take-offs, but not had any luck.

Thanks Wiley
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wileyetucker
Posts: 50
Registered: ‎07-23-2009
Message 3 of 3 (538 Views)

Re: How to do a material take-off?

11-06-2009 12:13 PM in reply to: wileyetucker
Thanks for resonding Michael! I have spent 4 - 5 hours on this getting nowhere. I finally created a material takeoff using the "new" phase as opposed to the "exisitng" phase. I actually got something to show up in my schedule. I was getting absolutely nothing before. I think I am headed in the right direction, I just need to fields setup correctly.

Thanks
Wiley

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