Online & Mobile Training Videos
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Chief Architect Premier Chief Architect Interiors
|5259||Chief Architect Interiors Overview Video|
Take an in depth look at the features and tools available in Chief Architect Interiors, including presentation tools as well as construction documents.
Learn the how soffits can be placed above wall cabinets and other soffit settings
|820||Creating a Closet Storage System|
Create custom storage solutions using partitions, shelves and cabinets.
|5218||Applying Custom Backsplashes to Cabinets and Showers|
How to apply a backsplash for base & wall cabinets; and using the custom backsplash tool
Using the backsplash tool to create custom backsplash styles
|822||Adding a Built-in Appliance to a Cabinet|
Add built-in appliances to cabinets and precisely change the cabinet front face items for the appliance size
|823||Attaching a Cabinet to a Curved Wall For a Buffet or Window Seat|
Place a cabinet on a curved wall and create custom countertop for a buffet cabinet or window seat
|824||Creating an Angled Corner Cabinet Sink|
This video teaches you how to place a corner cabinet with a sink
|824.1||Creating an Angled Kitchen Corner Cabinet with a Recessed Sink |
Placing a sink in an Angled Corner Cabinet that is Recessed
Learn how to make custom wainscoting by using cabinets.
|1547||Custom Callout Labels|
Adjust the Callout Label in the Callout Specification dialog to create custom labels.
|1549||Adjusting Cabinet Face Frames|
Define the Face Items on the front of the selected cabinet. For best results, edit face items starting at the top of the cabinet and work down.
|1550||Adding Moldings To Cabinets|
The settings on the Moldings tab allow you to assign one or more horizontal moldings around the selected cabinet.
|1551||Custom Countertops - Part 1|
Custom countertops can be used to create nearly any shaped countertop surface.
|1551.1||Custom Countertops - Part 2|
We show several ways to create a custom countertop for a pass-through in a wall.
|1551.2||Custom Countertop - Part 3|
Customizing a custom countertop with holes.
|1552.3||Custom Countertops - Part 4|
More on creating custom countertops from the Parabola Bath project
|1552||Placing an Apron Sink|
Apron sinks place as separate fixtures for cabinets and are separate from the cabinet as compared to an under mount sink
|1553||Drawing a Walk-In Shower|
Create a walk-in shower using glass half walls.
|828||Adding a Decorative Arch to a Cabinet|
Customize cabinets with decorative arches or trim pieces created with polyline solids.
Determine how your cabinets will be built by setting up specifications as defaults.
|1535||Selecting and Editing Cabinets|
Select a single cabinet or multiple cabinets for editing or customizing.
|1536||Specifying Cabinet Shelving|
Add, edit and customize shelves in cabinetry.
Placing and editing cabinets at inside or outside corners.
|1538||Special Shaped Cabinets|
Create cabinet styles with special shapes - angled, bow, radius, peninsula, corner, curved
|1539||Adding Cabinet Accents|
Customize cabinets automatically by adding trim and accents.
|1540||Adding Cabinet Hardware|
Add hinges, knobs and pulls to cabinet doors and drawers.
|1541||Cabinet Material Assignments|
Choose colors, textures, and patterns to apply to cabinets, doors, drawers, countertops and hardware.
|1542||Changing Cabinet Materials in 3D|
Choose and apply colors, textures, and patterns to cabinets, doors, drawers, countertops and hardware while in a 3D camera view
Apply and edit labels to cabinets in plans and elevations
Create and edit cabinet schedules with automatic or custom cabinet labels
|827||Applying Decorative End Panels|
Panels can be automatically applied to cabinets with an exposed side or back
|1903||2013 User Conference - Custom Cabinets & Islands|
Techniques for using CAD solids in your kitchen design as well as making custom islands, special shaped countertops, custom cabinets and moldings.
|10116||Getting Started for Kitchen and Bath Designers |
Basics of how Chief Architect works in creating plans
|10117||Cabinet Basics |
Basics of how Chief Architect parametric cabinets work
|10118||Manufacturer Cabinet Basics|
Basics of how Manufacturer cabinets work. Changing Door, Drawer styles, colors, wood specifies
|10119||Using the Adjust Material Definition tool |
Change wood or tile direction, blend colors, and set material properties and preview materials in raytrace
|10120||Auto-NKBA Dimensions and Manual Elevation Dimensions|
Use the Auto-NKBA Dimension tool and Manual Dimensions for kitchen and bath walls
|10121||Building a Custom Island|
Build a Custom Island following these steps
|10122||Kitchen Island elevation tools|
Use the Wall Elevation Camera or Backclipped Cross Section Camera
|10123||Wall Blocking for Wall Cabinets |
Use the wall bridging tool to creating a framing member for kitchen wall cabinets
|10124||Placing Electrical items for Kitchens and Baths |
Place Electrical, add circuits and use the centerline dimension tool for electrical items
|10125||Creating a Bathtub Platform |
Place a Bathtub and create a custom tub platform using the polyline solid tool
|10126||Creating a Walk-In Shower ||12:06|
|10127||Introduction to Custom Ceilings |
Learn the basics of the custom ceiling tool in this brief introduction
|10128||Introduction to Stairs|
Learn the basics of the stair tool in this brief introduction
|10129||Construction Documents & Layouts for Kitchen and Bath|
Learn the basics of creating Construction Documents using the Layout tools
|10026||Custom Cabinet Doors and Custom molding profiles |
Create custom cabinet doors and custom molding profiles
|10026.1||Creating a Custom Cabinet Door |
Basic steps to creating a parametric custom cabinet door and storing in your library