Creating a belly band, sometimes referred to as a mid-section trim, is easy using the Make Room Molding Polyline edit tool or the various Trim tools.
Create a simple dentil molding using a series of primitives converted into a symbol molding and applied to cabinets or other surfaces.
Create a new molding for doors, apply it to a template plan so that it can be used every time a new plan is started, and add it to the library for existing plans.
Multiple moldings can be assigned to objects like cabinets, rooms, and molding polylines - and offsets can be specified to produce built-up moldings.
A soldier course is a set of vertical bricks lined up in a row with the narrow edge facing outward. These can be modeled in Chief Architect using a Symbol Molding.
Customizing a sauna room in Chief Architect is easy to accomplish by creating custom molding profiles and applying them within your plan.
Custom molding profiles can be drawn in either floor plan view or in a CAD detail window and added to the Library Browser. Existing molding profiles can also be modified further by placing them and editing their shape.
In this article, we create a crown molding with a repeating pattern using molding profiles, CAD and solids converted into a symbol molding.
Molding polylines can be used to create HVAC ductwork in your plans for display in both 2D and 3D.
Create objects using a variety of tools such as soffits, slabs, polyline solids, molding polylines and 3d molding polylines.
You can control the molding on a wall-by-wall basis by using the Room Molding Polyline tool located on the Edit toolbar when you have the room selected.
A molding polyline is a 3D path that either a 2D molding profile is extruded along or a series of molding symbols is repeated along. Molding polylines can be used to create custom room moldings and decorations anywhere in your 3D model.
Custom columns can easily be made by creating a molding profile and extruding the profile along a closed shape.
Wall caps can be applied to a variety of different walls in Chief Architect.