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I am working with a client of mine and they want to restore a downtown building.  They have this historic moulding and I am wondering on how to do this in Chief Architect. See picture.

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I would layer up 3D modelings and polysolids.  If you have SSA there are some videos on this.

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Might make a "molding symbols" , as opposed to "molding profile". Attached image uses both.  Would still need a symbol for the ends and as JC pointed out elsewhere seperate millwork symbols to use as treatments on the windows.

I put appliques on the front here. I would advise against that, will slog the system down. Just use a picture or simple graphic where needed.

This was made from corbels found in the library-about 15 minutes-didn't worry about much accuracy, but you get the idea.

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Mark is spot on with the suggestion to use items from the library and call it close enough.

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