9 - Stairs

Number
Title / Description


71

10:59

Stair Basics

Introduction to Stairs - stair types, stair options, stairwells (open to below rooms), head room and stair railing styles.

Video No. 71


10097

3:20

Wrap Around Stairs

Chief Architect offers many customization tools including efficient stair tools. Learn how to create wrap around or mitered stairs on a deck.

Video No. 10097


373

5:54

Resizing Stair Sections

Use edit handles, or the Staircase Specification dialog, to resize stairs.

Video No. 373


375

3:53

Stair Tread Depth, Automatic Treads, Lock Treads and Set Stair Heights

Understand how to use the advanced stair settings to lock the Number of Stair Treads and specify the Stair Riser heights

Video No. 375


378

13:53

Control the plan display of stair details

Control the plan display of stairs with tread details, arrows, fonts and arrow styles, stair breaklines, display under the stairs, adding a molding to a landing and misc. stair tips

Video No. 378


379

7:00

Customizing Stair Landing Shapes

Landings can be edited like other closed polyline-based objects to create custom shapes.

Video No. 379


381

3:41

Display Newels, Balusters, Railings and Stair Breaklines in Plan view

Display Newels / Balusters / Hand Railings in the Staircase or Wall Railing in floor plan view. Display the Stair Breakline in plan view.

Video No. 381


383

2:25

Starter Treads and Flared Stairs

Creating Flared Stairs and Starter Treads

Video No. 383


384

2:59

Drawing Concrete Stairs with Sloped Risers

Change the materials on a stair to create a concrete staircase.

Video No. 384


386

4:21

Exterior Stairs from a Deck to the Terrain & Custom Stair Railing

Exterior Stairs from a Deck to the Terrain & Custom Stair Railing that follows stairs

Video No. 386


387

9:26

Creating a Wheelchair Ramp

There are several methods for creating curved stairs in your plan

Video No. 387


388

7:33

Drawing Curved Stairs

Curved Stairs can be created using the curved stair tool, converting straight stairs to curved or by drawing straight stairs next to a curved wall or by Aligning Curved Stairs to Fit a Curved Wall

Video No. 388


390

4:17

Stair Wall Options: Partial Railing, Wall under Stairs, Stairwell

Wall and Railing Options for stairs for a partial wall and railings, walls that are cut by stairs and walls on the outside of stairs

Video No. 390


392

3:14

Aligning Stairs Across Floors

How to Align Stairs Across Floors using Copy/Paste Hold Position and the floor Reference Display from the floor below or above

Video No. 392


393

3:21

Building U-shaped Winder Stairs

Enclose the underside of the staircase using walls.

Video No. 393


394

4:19

Creating Winder Stairs

Creating a Winder staircase against two walls, enclosing the staircase and drawing walls for the winders to attach

Video No. 394


395

7:21

Enclosing Only Part of a Staircase between Two Walls

Using the Winders setting in stairs allows you to have a handrail die into a wall, part way up the staircase.

Video No. 395


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