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About mpatalsky

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  1. mpatalsky

    32" dropped garage walls & frost foundation

    I'm glad it's not just me Rob. Michael I opened your file & the garage frost walls need to go down 24" plus the 12" footer. The floor is the only thing that will move down. I'll take Rob's advise & send it to tech support. Thanks,
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    32" dropped garage walls & frost foundation

    I've tried guys & come up short. I want the garage concrete floor to be 30" below the subfloor. The concrete floor sits on top of a 24" stem/frost footing. Garage walls being high enough that I can get casing around the man door going into the house. It seems really simple but I can't!!! Lot 13 112519.plan
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    32" dropped garage walls & frost foundation

    Wow guys thanks for the detailed explanation. I stepped out of the office & I am looking & considering these options. Quickly looking at this it looks like Steve you did not drop the footer down in the garage 32". This would give me the header room for the garage doors. I never knew or notices the "shelf ceiling". Thanks again!
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    32" dropped garage walls & frost foundation

    Joey, I looked through the bdx & I think I have it setup correct. Solver, I inputted the values & it didn't accomplish what I need. If I normally have a garage wall framed at 133 1/8" (121 1/8" + 11 1/4" joist + 3/4" sub floor) to match my first floor walls, I want to lower all of the garage walls 32" below the first floor walls including the 24" stem wall & footer. I realize I would have a girder truss or beam to support the second floor that is above the garage.
  5. I'm trying to drop the garage down 32" so the shed roof will not interfere with windows. When I do that it drags the second floor down with it. When I go back up & raise the second floor back to where it belongs it pulls the garage back up. What am I missing?!?!?!?!? Lot 13 111819.plan
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    Two story wall extending down

    Thanks Eric, I fixed the wall alignments, ceiling heights & roof splits below.
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    Two story wall extending down

    Yeah my bad, saved as a pdf instead of jpeg Barrington Lot 10.plan
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    Two story wall extending down

    I thought I knew how to eliminate the second story wall from protruding into the first floor but I think I have tried checking every box in the structures tab but I can't figure it out. Please help. Thanks, Two Story.pdf
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    Layout Templates

    Thanks guys!
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    Layout Templates

    I'm not completely happy with my current layout. I searched the forum to see if there were any layout templates I could download & I couldn't find any. Is there anybody to share what they have or websites that have them? Thanks, Mike
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    Ideas on on how to...

    Great guys thanks for the help, I'll play around with it tomorrow.
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    Ideas on on how to...

    I was not familiar with the half arch option that you referred to originally. I swear this is my last question! When you did your half arch into the wall there was nothing on the wall it abutted to. As you can see in mine, I do. I tried removing it with the wall edit handles where they join but no luck. Any suggestions?
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    Ideas on on how to...

    I've tried in X9 & 10 & I can't get it to go either way that you explained. I see from your plan view, it looks like it stopped you. The green point in the middle of the arch needs to go over to meet the wall. You clearly accomplished it in your elevation view.
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    Ideas on on how to...

    Yes exactly but as you can see, Chief stops me from pushing the pass through, past the wall it bumps into. Even when I try to override it with Ctrl. How'd you do Eric?
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    Ideas on on how to...

    Thanks Eric & I like the way you did that with a pony wall. The picture wasn't clear or did I explain it well enough. The problem I have is that I'm trying to have 3 arched openings. The first one in the center is the easy one. The two on either side of it needs to be half openings. I want to have the apex of the arch to finish into the main part of the house. Essentially you only see half of the opening. Chief does not allow you to Ctrl click an opening into a wall.