A pole structure does not fall into the category of conventional framing, so when building a pole barn, we need to use the framing and CAD tools creatively.
The framing around a custom door and window unit can be customized in any way you choose when using Chief Architect.
The easiest way to create decorative beams is using Polyline Solids. You can convert these into symbols and save them in the library for future use.
To create steel wall framing, you need to either use one of the Steel wall types or create a custom wall type that uses a steel wall framing material.
Once roof framing is created it is independent of the roof planes, allowing you to delete the framing or the roof independently of the other.
Display only roof framing in 3d views by managing layers in the layer Display Options dialog and layersets in the Layerset Management dialog.
A dropped ceiling is a secondary ceiling, hung below the structural ceiling. May also be referred to as a drop ceiling, false ceiling, or suspended ceiling.
Automatic Deck Framing is a fast way to generate your decks' posts, beams, joists and planking. You can then modify any of these framing members as needed.
There are two ways to specify the on-center spacing of wall studs: Globally or individually for each wall type used in a plan.