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10. Electrical, Lighting, Graphics & Rendering
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10. Electrical, Lighting, Graphics & RenderingCreating the electrical plan is one of the easier things to do in Chief. There are many built in tools that make adding electrical items a snap. Along with that you'll also discover important steps to setup the lights to get the best rendering results. And while you're at it you might want to add your job sign in your 3D views so brand your project. . . . more


9. 3D Slabs, Moldings, Trim & Solids
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9. 3D Slabs, Moldings, Trim & SolidsJust about anything you draw can be a 3D object in Chief. Discovering how to add details to your 3D model allows you to show your clients a much better representation of what they are getting. Your plans will shine about the rest. In this workshop you'll learn the steps to add just about any detail you want. . . . more


8. Automatic and Manual Roofs
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8. Automatic and Manual RoofsThe Automatic roof tools in Chief allow you to quickly model many roof ideas. But it's the manual roof tools that allow you to really get the results that you want. In this workshop you'll discover the steps to add virtually any roof system to your plan. We'll start by discussing what the Automatic roof tool really does and then take you step by step thought how to manually add, edit and create the right roof for your model. . . . more


7a. Cabinets and Fireplaces
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7a. Cabinets and FireplacesChief Architect gives you the tools needed to plan and present kitchen and bath plans. Included is the ability to do it with the NKBA drawing specifications. In this session you'll discover techniques and shortcuts to help you with your designs. . . . more


Increase Sales with No Cost & Low Cost Marketing Strategies with John Weisenberger
Webinar Playback from 7-24-2014 FREE
Increase Sales with No Cost & Low Cost Marketing Strategies with John WeisenbergerJohn Weisenberger will show you how to attract and retain more high-profit clients that YOU'LL enjoy working with to fuel your business for years to come. See how simple it is to turn people's questions, comments, frustrations, and feedback into smoother running projects and free advertising that will help you get more leads. . . . more


7. Windows, Doors, Cabinets, Fireplace
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7. Windows, Doors, Cabinets, FireplaceImagine if you had to create every element of your plan from scratch. Fortunately, Chief gives you the tools you need to add these items to your plan with a few clicks. In this session you'll discover how to add, change, customize, group and display these elements for your clients as realistic as possible. . . . more


Top-New-Time-Saving-Features-in-Chief-X6
Webinar Playback from 7-9-2014 MEMBERS
Top-New-Time-Saving-Features-in-Chief-X6The release of Chief Architect X6 brings has many new features, and many of these new features can save you a lot of time in the creation of your plans. In this webinar we'll take a look at may of these specific features and how they can make your drawing process faster and more productive. . . . more


6. Tips and Procedures That Work
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6. Tips and Procedures That WorkThe purpose of this section is to give you an overview of some of the steps that go into creating an accurate plan. A roadmap of the best procedures to start a plan that is full of tips and tricks that will save you a lot of time. While it's not a workshop that demonstrates some of the steps needed to do a complete working drawing, you will discover many procedures not found anywhere else and come away with a better understanding of how Chief Architect works. . . . more


5. Stairs, Ramps, Decks and Porches
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5. Stairs, Ramps, Decks and PorchesOne of the great things about working with a 3D modeling program is it understands things like floor and ceilings heights. It knows how to make the calculations for stairs and ramps. You just tell it what you want. You can also create detailed decks and porches and in this session you'll discover many tips that allow you to really bring them to life. . . . more


4. Levels, Platforms, Foundations & Garages
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4. Levels, Platforms, Foundations & GaragesIt's not a 2D world anymore! If you've been in the industry long enough you no doubt remember the days of 2D drawing with pen and paper. Welcome to the digital age. In this session you'll discover what it takes to create an accurate 3D model. It's a key step in creating accurate sections and elevations. . . . more


3. Dimensioning, Walls and Pony Walls
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3. Dimensioning, Walls and Pony WallsUnderstanding how to dimension your plans and do it quickly is the focus of this workshop. You'll discover the procedures and the tools used to layout everything correctly for a complete set of working documents. . . . more


2. Mastering Chief's CAD Tools
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2. Mastering Chief's CAD ToolsChief Architect is an outstanding 2D and 3D CAD program. It has tools that help make drawing and modeling easier and you'll get more accurately results. In this workshop you'll discover the right way to use the many CAD tools. With an understanding of how things like, snaps, X-Y-Z, trim, fillet, chamfer and many other functions work in Chief, you'll have a much better understanding of why all of those tools are in the program, how to use them and how they save you time throughout the drawing process . . . more


1. In-depth Optimizing Techniques
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1. In-depth Optimizing TechniquesIn the introduction to Chief Architect X6 you'll get a firm understanding of how to navigate the inner working of the program. You'll get an Overview of Chiefs 4 main parts, Optimal Toolbar Settings, proper use of the mouse, things you must know about defaults and preferences, best keystroke shortcut, navigating the menus and icons, zoom tools, cameras, important time saving tips and you'll also learn many of the functions of the text tools and call outs. . . . more


Part 3. Completing the Working Documents
Webinar Playback from 6-17-2014 MEMBERS
Part 3. Completing the Working DocumentsDetailing your plan is challenging and often the most tedious part of the process. In this session, we'll discuss the best methods to create your section and plan details. We'll then assemble the different views of your plan on the layout including floorplans, elevations, 3D views, render views and more. You'll be ready to hit the print button and review your completed plan. . . . more


Part 2. Adding Details to the Model
Webinar Playback from 6-12-2014 MEMBERS
Part 2. Adding Details to the ModelContinuing through the checklist, we'll add elements like windows, doors, cabinets and more. You'll see how to add these things so they will end up in the correct views for the working drawings and how to make sure everything is proceeding accurately. Of course during this session you'll learn many ways on the optimal use of the program. . . . more


Part 1. Introduction to Chief Architect X6 - Planning and Starting Your Design
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Part 1. Introduction to Chief Architect X6 - Planning and Starting Your DesignHere is where the fun begins. With a checklist that lays out the best practices for using Chief Architect to complete a set of plans, you'll get a brief overview of the program with a brief tour of the toolbars, defaults and other main parts of the program. Then we'll dig into the process of discovery that makes it easier to start a plan. We'll lay out walls, roofs, stairs that form the basis of our the model and the things ultimately needed for the working drawings. . . . more


Working with Decks & Porches in Chief Architect X6
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Working with Decks & Porches in Chief Architect X6In this Tip-Time Webinar Dan discusses some common techniques used when drawing decks and porches with Chief Architect. Dan reveals many shortcuts and a few insights into some problem areas with decks and porches. . . . more


Mastering Chief X6 Open Forum
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Mastering Chief X6 Open ForumHere's a member bonus meeting where you can ask those illusive Chief Architect related questions. Members asked many questions having to do with notes in plans. walls, levels, materials and more. . . . more


Chief Architect Plan Layout Strategies
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Chief Architect Plan Layout StrategiesThere are many ways to start a plan in Chief Architect and in most cases you'll end up with a set of drawings that work well. This presentation will demonstrate some steps to follow that may help you get your plan and model finished quicker. Plus you'll see many tips that will also save you some time . . . more


Creating a Job Sign, Graphics and More
Webinar Playback from 5-8-2014 MEMBERS
Creating a Job Sign, Graphics and MoreIn this Tip-Time Webinar Dan discusses how to add some graphics like Job Site Signs and other images to your plan to enhance the render views and make you look like a true pro on all of your designs. There are also lots of other great questions that get explored.t questions that get explored. . . . more


Solving 8 More Mistakes Chief Architect Users Make Part 2
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Solving 8 More Mistakes Chief Architect Users Make Part 2In Part 2 of Mistakes Chief Users make we look at some common items like creating the As-Built, scaling photos, model pre-planning, simple layout strategies, the importance of layers and of course the things that throws most people - Roofs. . . . more


Solving 8 Mistakes Chief Architect Users Make Part 1
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Solving 8 Mistakes Chief Architect Users Make Part 1Chief Architect users tend to make some of the same mistakes over and over. Things like dimensioning, preferences and more. While many of these are not necessarily "mistakes" but probably more just not knowing a process that works more effectively. Discover what they are and ideas to make improvements. . . . more


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