This series explores the various aspects of placing and modifying cabinet; learn how to use Manufacturer cabinet catalogs, corner cabinets and special shaped cabinets, applying molding and hardware, working with embedded appliances and fixtures.
Learn how to place and edit cabinet size, box, doors, drawers, backsplashes, and materials in this video.
Apply manufacturer doors, drawers, moldings, wood species and finishes to cabinets.
Apron sinks place as separate fixtures for cabinets and is separate from the cabinet as compared to an under-mount sink.
How to create and modify cabinets in Chief Architect – manufacturer cabinets or custom cabinets
You can apply materials to cabinets by using the specification dialog, Material Painter, and Style Palettes.
Use the cabinet dialog to specify framed, frameless, traditional/full overlay, and inset types.
Learn about cabinet defaults – what they are, how to define, how to import and how to set them so your cabinets have the look and style for your designs
Add built-in appliances and accessories to cabinets and precisely change the cabinet front face items for the appliance size.
Using the cabinet tools and fixtures you can create a custom vanity with two sinks.
Create cabinet styles with special shapes - angled, bow, radius, peninsula, corner and curved.
Control the cabinet face frames and control the reveal for full overlay and traditional overlay cabinet types.
Adding Crown Molding, Base Moldings and Countertop Edge Profile Moldings to Cabinets
Use the Extend Stile settings in the Cabinet Specification dialog to extend the cabinet stile to the wall.
Set up a custom dimension default to locate cabinet face items or openings in an elevation view.
Create Back Clipped Wall Elevation and control the display of the camera callout in Plan View
Appliances and Fixtures can be placed into cabinets or external to cabinets. Learn how to place and position Appliances and Fixtures precisely inside cabinets
Use the Appliance/Door/Drawer option on the Front panel of the Cabinet Specification to apply different door and hardware styles to your cabinet.
Basic steps to creating a parametric custom cabinet door and storing in your library
Custom cabinet hardware can be created using moldings that have been converted into a symbol.
Watch the 3 ways to create Refrigerator Panels: End Panel, Front Panel with Cabinet, Front Panel hybrid with Fridge and custom handles
This video teaches you how to place a range and cabinets in a corner, angled at 45° .
The Kitchen Islands seminar will use the "Social Island" project to demonstrate some of the more unique design tools available in Chief Architect. Starting with a basic kitchen island, we will transform it into a Social Island large enough for social distancing.
This bath remodel session begins with the as-built plan and transforms the space into a large en-suite bathroom. We will review the as-built overlay in 2D and 3D and use the Chief Architect design tools for the new bath. [NKBA .1 CEU]
Some items in the library, Rev-a-Shelf items for example, are meant to be added to the back of a cabinet door or drawer panel. Use the Cabinet Specification to add these items.
This kitchen remodeling session begins with the as‑built plan and transforms the space into a large open kitchen for the client. We will review the as-built overlay in 2D and 3D and use Chief Architect's design tools for the new kitchen. [NKBA .1 CEU]
Custom Countertops allow for more flexibility than automatic countertops.
The Revision Cloud tool quickly creates an organic shape that can be converted to a custom countertop, then apply a 3d Molding for further realism.
If you want produce a countertop plan, you can create a counter layer set to isolate the counters.
Place a Bathtub and create a custom tub platform using the custom countertop tool
Learn how soffits can be placed above wall cabinets and other soffit settings.
Create custom storage solutions using partitions, shelves and cabinets.
Placing a sink in an Angled Corner Cabinet that is Recessed
Create and edit schedules with automatic or custom labels for doors, windows and cabinets
Use the wall bridging tool to creating a framing member for kitchen wall cabinets.
Place wainscoting from the Library in a room and learn how to make a custom wainscoting panel using cabinets
Group cabinets in architectural blocks to easily move kitchen islands and other multi-cabinet groups.
Control Fill Style for cabinet Plan View display. Adjust Line Weights in plan and elevation views. Add CAD Detailing to views and change layers, fill, and line styles to create space planning indicators and material patterns.
Leverage CAD Tools and Chief’s molding tools to create custom 3D objects. Draw a section view profile for your object and then extrude it into a custom size and shape using the molding functionality.
Learn to create a custom kitchen’s Ventilation Hood with inset panels. We’ll use the Polyline Solid and Molding Line tools to create a unique 3D object. Draw in Elevation Views, create holes in polylines, make custom shapes by editing the CAD in 2D.