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21 Creating Furred Walls

Furred walls are useful for finishing a basement area and to provide room for insulation and can be represented using the furred wall setting.

22 Creating Walls with a Block and Tie Beam

A CBS, or ¬concrete, block and stucco wall is actually two wall types placed on top of one another. A pony wall can be used to model both of these wall sections.

23 Defining a New Wall Type

Having your walls defined correctly is essential to making an accurate design. Chief Architect makes it easy.

24 Drawing a Completely Circular Wall

While it is not possible to create a closed circle using a single wall or railing, a completely circular wall can be modeled using two wall segments.

25 Drawing a Curved Wall that is Tangent to Two Straight Walls

Chief Architect contains tools that take the math out of trying to make your curved walls tangent. Learn how.

26 Drawing a Pony Wall

A pony wall, sometimes referred to as a split wall or stacked wall, is a single wall composed of two separate wall types; one built above the other.

27 Fixing Jagged or Off-Angle Walls

If the walls in your Chief Architect plan look jagged, this article will show you a fast and easy fix.

28 Fixing Walls Being Cut off by Roof Planes

Missing walls within a 3D view can be easily corrected; click here to learn how.

29 How to Create a Clerestory

A clerestory is an interior wall built above part of the roof with high windows to let in light and can be created using the Roof Cuts Wall at Bottom setting.

30 Making a Wall Covering Appear in Just One Room

Wall coverings can be limited to one wall of a room by dividing the wall into separate segments and specifying the wall coverings for each segment individually.