This video shows you how you can create a macro for your keyboard or mouse that will click the left mouse button very quickly to assist with spamming foundations. While you can certainly do this with mods, some people don't use mods or want to wait until the 1.0 release before trying mods. Also shown is a technique for placing foundations without the hologram rotating.
The To Do List is how you can create a shopping list of items to build, this can help you identify what materials you need to complete the task.
The following articles group together different inventory management techniques.