13 - Framing

Number
Title / Description


324

8:47

General Framing Strategy

Framing can be produced both manually and automatically, and can be calculated in the Materials List.

Video No. 324


29

3:56

Automatic and Manual Framing

Use the automatic framing tools to quickly build framing, then use the manual framing tools to make adjustments as necessary.

Video No. 29


326

6:14

Specifying Where Joists are Cut

Bearing Lines direct the program to lap or butt joists where they cross the line, instead of framing across it to the next wall.

Video No. 326


339

8:58

Framing with Floor and Ceiling Trusses

Floor and ceiling trusses can be used instead of joists to frame platforms

Video No. 339


5202

8:50

Creating Floor Platforms that Hang inside Walls

Video No. 5202


5203

5:21

Using Bearing Walls

Use bearing walls to indicate where to have joists butt and lap, or to generate supporting foundation walls.

Video No. 5203


503

10:43

Manually Editing Floor Platform Framing

You can customize the floor framing for your structure using manual framing and editing tools.

Video No. 503


327

7:46

Mixing Joist Depths and Directions on the Same Floor

Joist direction lines define the direction in which joists run in a floor or ceiling platform and can only be drawn in floor plan view.

Video No. 327


328

12:48

Drawing with the Beam and Post Tools

Posts and beams are not produced by the automatic framing. They can only be created manually.

Video No. 328


329

6:17

Drawing Exposed, Sloped and Decorative Beams

There are several methods for creating decorative beams, including the framing tools, soffits and 3D molding polylines.

Video No. 329


330

25:49

Drawing Columns

Square, round, tapered and decorative columns are easy to create and place.

Video No. 330


319

7:51

Changing Multiple Joisted Floors to Slabs

A room's default floor structure and finish definitions are determined by its Room Type.

Video No. 319


317

5:12

Building a Floor Platform That Ledgers Inside the Foundation Walls

Instead of bearing on the foundation wall, create a floor that hangs on a ledger inside of the foundation walls.

Video No. 317


316

6:23

Designating Platform or Balloon Framing Conditions

Select Generate Between Platforms in the Wall Specification dialog to fill in the gap between floor or ceiling platforms when the selected railing or invisible wall separates rooms with different floor or ceiling heights.

Video No. 316


325

4:17

Creating Stacked Plates on Foundation Walls

Create a double plate condition between the foundation and first floor platform.

Video No. 325


500

8:29

Automatic Deck Framing

Setting up your deck to get the most out of the automatic deck framing feature

Video No. 500


504

18:38

Manual Deck Framing

Editing the automatic framing that is generated or use the framing tools for totally custom framing.

Video No. 504


331

16:14

Building the Wall Framing

The Wall, Openings, and Headers tabs in the Build Framing dialog are all referenced by the program to determine how walls are framed.

Video No. 331


334

4:48

Framing Walls with Different Studs and Variable Stud Spacing

The Framing material type can be used to calculate stick framing quantities when assigned to the Main Layer of a wall type definition.

Video No. 334


5317

9:09

Multiple Wall Framing Layers

Specify multiple framing layers in your walls and stagger the framing members.

Video No. 5317


501

3:54

Specifying How to Frame Wall Intersections

Video No. 501


333

4:51

Controlling Unwanted Wall Framing

Check Retain Wall Framing to preserve the framing of the selected wall when the wall framing is globally rebuilt.

Video No. 333


332

10:17

Editing the Wall Framing Detail

Wall Details are a special type of wall elevation view in which only the studs, plates and headers used to frame a selected wall display.

Video No. 332


335

8:52

Using a Framing Reference

Framing Reference Markers are reference points that specify how to lay out automatically-produced framing.

Video No. 335


336

7:53

Adding Blocking and Bracing

Roof, wall, and joist blocking can be drawn manually.

Video No. 336


337

1:37

Mitering a Framing Joint with the Miter and Join edit tools

Mitered joints can be created using the Miter and Join edit tools.

Video No. 337


338

1:55

Displaying Framing as CAD Lines

Check Use Line for Framing in CAD Defaults to show all framing members as single lines rather than as closed polylines in floor plan view.

Video No. 338


5204

3:37

Using the Build Framing for Selected Objects Edit Tool

Use this tool or generate framing on selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.

Video No. 5204


340

6:13

Balloon Framing Walls

Select Balloon Through Ceiling to have the top of the wall go past the ceiling platform, and if there is a wall directly above, the framing will continue upward to its bottom plate.

Video No. 340


343

8:53

Framing a Roof

Basic roof framing can be automatically generated and then modified manually.

Video No. 343


505

11:21

Creating a SIP Roof Assembly

Control all of the structural layers for your roof assembly.

Video No. 505


1030

15:05

Automatic Framing - Exposed Rafter Tails - Sub Fascia and Sheathing

Several new framing features have been added including rafter tails, sub fascia and sheathing.

Video No. 1030


344

1:59

What is a Truss?

Roof trusses can be used to frame roofs and ceilings.

Video No. 344


345

6:48

Setting Truss Defaults

The Trusses tab of the Build Framing dialog allows you to set parameters for trusses before they are drawn.

Video No. 345


346

6:56

Framing a Truss Roof System

Roof trusses can only be drawn manually, and created where roof and ceiling planes already are present.

Video No. 346


347

2:58

Framing and Bracing a Truss Roof System without Lookouts

Lookouts and blocking are easy to remove if your truss system does not require them.

Video No. 347


350

5:08

Using a Truss Base to Truss Intersecting Roofs

A Truss Base is a closed polyline that defines the area in which valley fill roof trusses are to be built across and above the tops of normal, full size roof trusses.

Video No. 350


348

4:27

Framing a Cantilevered Truss Roof System

To create a cantilevered truss system, you need to use Raise off Plate when building your Roof.

Video No. 348


349

2:36

Framing with Energy Heel Trusses

To create a truss with an energy heel, a vertical member is added over the supporting wall and the bottom chord stops there rather than extending into the overhang.

Video No. 349


351

2:45

Hip Trusses - Building a Step-down Hip

Step Down hip roofs are the quickest style of hip truss framing to produce.

Video No. 351


352

4:26

Hip Trusses - Building a Sub-girder Hip

Subgirders are the partial trusses that butt into the doubled truss at the end of the main run.

Video No. 352


502

2:04

Hip Trusses - Drop Hip or California Hip

Video No. 502


353

8:02

Framing with Scissor Trusses

Trusses drawn between roof planes and sloping ceiling planes of a different pitch than the roof are called Scissor trusses.

Video No. 353


354

11:21

Framing with Attic Trusses

Attic trusses, a variation of roof trusses, can be drawn if a plan contains an Attic area on both sides and above an upstairs room, such as in a Cape Cod style home.

Video No. 354


1033

7:42

Using the Ceiling Step Truss Command

On the Trusses tab of the Build Roof dialog, you can now specify the Ceiling Step, which is the maximum distance its bottom chord can step down to locate a ceiling on the floor below the top floor.

Video No. 1033


356

3:46

Framing a Skylight Well with Trusses

Adjust the framing manually in order to create an opening for a skylight well.

Video No. 356


5318

2:47

Framing Edit Tools and Lookout Framing

Additional tools to control roof framing for lookouts and other framing editing.

Video No. 5318


5304

7:43

Wall Details and Labels

You can specify labels for your walls and wall details

Video No. 5304


5314

12:43

Working with Post Tools, Framing Labels and Edit Tools

Add labels to any type of framing item in your plan.

Video No. 5314


9914

30:32

Focus: Creating Trusses

Learn to generate a variety of trusses for your roof framing

Video No. 9914


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