Online & Mobile Training Videos



Number   Title Duration
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.

41:07
35
Interior Soffits

Learn the how soffits can be placed above wall cabinets and other soffit settings

11:04
35.1
Sloped Soffits

Soffits can be sloped to match the roof and ceiling

07:07
820
Creating a Closet Storage System

Create custom storage solutions using partitions, shelves and cabinets.

07:51
5218
Applying Custom Backsplashes to Cabinets and Showers

How to apply a backsplash for base & wall cabinets; and using the custom backsplash tool

08:35
821
Custom Backsplashes

Using the backsplash tool to create custom backsplash styles

05:31
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

08:32
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

07:19
824
Creating an Angled Corner Cabinet Sink

This video teaches you how to place a corner cabinet with a sink

05:04
824.1
Creating an Angled Kitchen Corner Cabinet with a Recessed Sink

Placing a sink in an Angled Corner Cabinet that is Recessed

13:54
825
Creating Wainscot

Learn how to make custom wainscoting by using cabinets.

03:48
1545
Creating Cabinet Schedules

Every schedule has a selection of Columns to Include and Objects to Include on the Schedule tab of its Schedule Defaults and Specification dialogs. The columns that are available depend on the type of schedule selected.

07:53
1546
Advanced Schedule Editing

Convert a schedule to text to disassociate it from the plan, and manually modify the information.

03:08
1547
Custom Callout Labels

Adjust the Callout Label in the Callout Specification dialog to create custom labels.

04:58
1548
Architectural Blocks

An architectural block is a collection of individual 3D objects that are grouped together so that they can be placed and moved as a single object.

05:03
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.

06:38
1550
Adding Moldings To Cabinets

The settings on the Moldings tab allow you to assign one or more horizontal moldings around the selected cabinet.

10:14
1551
Custom Countertops - Part 1

Custom countertops can be used to create nearly any shaped countertop surface.

06:51
1551.1
Custom Countertops - Part 2

We show several ways to create a custom countertop for a pass-through in a wall.

04:58
1551.2
Custom Countertop - Part 3

Customizing a custom countertop with holes.

09:10
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

06:31
1553
Drawing a Walk-In Shower

Create a walk-in shower using glass half walls.

12:23
828
Adding a Decorative Arch to a Cabinet

Customize cabinets with decorative arches or trim pieces created with polyline solids.

06:33
1534
Cabinet Defaults

Determine how your cabinets will be built by setting up specifications as defaults.

04:44
1535
Selecting and Editing Cabinets

Select a single cabinet or multiple cabinets for editing or customizing.

05:54
1536
Specifying Cabinet Shelving

Add, edit and customize shelves in cabinetry.

02:15
1537
Corner Cabinets

Placing and editing cabinets at inside or outside corners.

04:01
1538
Special Shaped Cabinets

Create cabinet styles with special shapes - angled, bow, radius, peninsula, corner, curved

04:07
1539
Adding Cabinet Accents

Customize cabinets automatically by adding trim and accents.

03:28
1540
Adding Cabinet Hardware

Add hinges, knobs and pulls to cabinet doors and drawers.

05:18
1541
Cabinet Material Assignments

Choose colors, textures, and patterns to apply to cabinets, doors, drawers, countertops and hardware.

04:53
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

04:02
1543
Cabinet Labels

Apply and edit labels to cabinets in plans and elevations

05:35
1544
Cabinet Schedules

Create and edit cabinet schedules with automatic or custom cabinet labels

15:31
827
Applying Decorative End Panels

Panels can be automatically applied to cabinets with an exposed side or back

04:50
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.

55:26
1907
2013 User Conference - Cabinet Styling Options

A quick look at several methods to quickly change cabinet style and appearance.

08:18
10093.1
Getting Started for Kitchen and Bath Designers

Basics of how Chief Architect works in creating plans

06:20
10093.2
Cabinet Basics

Basics of how Chief Architect parametric cabinets work

11:45
10093.3
Manufacturer Cabinet Basics

Basics of how Manufacturer cabinets work. Changing Door, Drawer styles, colors, wood specifies

07:25
10093.4
Using the Adjust Material Definition tool

Change wood or tile direction, blend colors, and set material properties and preview materials in raytrace

04:46
10093.5
Auto-NKBA Dimensions and Manual Elevation Dimensions

Use the Auto-NKBA Dimension tool and Manual Dimensions for kitchen and bath walls

10:06
10093.6
Building a Custom Island

Build a Custom Island following these steps

15:06
10093.7
Kitchen Island elevation tools

Use the Wall Elevation Camera or Backclipped Cross Section Camera

02:54
10093.8
Wall Blocking for Wall Cabinets

Use the wall bridging tool to creating a framing member for kitchen wall cabinets

03:16
10093.9
Placing Electrical items for Kitchens and Baths

Place Electrical, add circuits and use the centerline dimension tool for electrical items

11:27
10093.1
Creating a Bathtub Platform

Place a Bathtub and create a custom tub platform using the polyline solid tool

03:39
10093.1
Creating a Walk-In Shower

12:06
10093.1
Introduction to Custom Ceilings

Learn the basics of the custom ceiling tool in this brief introduction

04:33
10093.1
Introduction to Stairs

Learn the basics of the stair tool in this brief introduction

06:36
10093.1
Construction Documents & Layouts for Kitchen and Bath

Learn the basics of creating Construction Documents using the Layout tools

11:16
10026
Custom Cabinet Doors and Custom molding profiles

Create custom cabinet doors and custom molding profiles

19:30
10026.1
Creating a Custom Cabinet Door

Basic steps to creating a parametric custom cabinet door and storing in your library

14:51
Some features in the training videos may not be applicable in the Lite or Interiors versions.