Decks

Creating decks and porches: using the room's definition to specify ceiling and/or roof height, modifying the automatic deck framing and manually editing it.

Number
Title / Description


55

14:40

Creating Decks

When drawing a deck with the Deck Railing tool Chief Architect automatically assigns the Deck room type to the room.

Video No. 55


1509

9:48

Adding a Deck with a Roof and Ceiling

Check Roof Over This Room on the Structure tab of the Deck room's Specification dialog to have a roof automatically generate over the room.

Video No. 1509


54

6:28

Patios

Drawing a patio is as simple as drawing a room.

Video No. 54


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

20:27

Manual Deck Framing

Edit the automatic deck framing to customize the location of planks, joists, beams and posts.

Video No. 504


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


342

9:51

Placing Deck Posts and Footings on a Sloping Terrain

Deck posts and footings will locate contoured terrain below them.

Video No. 342


10098

13:21

Deck Inlay

Learn how to create a custom deck inlay with Chief Architect design software.

Video No. 10098


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