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I am very new to Chief Architect and I am trying to find the best way to create a shower dam (the short 3" wall on the floor of a shower that prevents the water from escaping out of the shower), This wall will also hold the glass walls and doors that the user will access the shower from. Is that created by doing a pony wall, with a 3" lower half or is there a better and easier way to create this?
NOTE: I am using version x11 Interiors (not the PRO version)
Hey ChiefTalk, how's everyone doing?
I'm trying to make a 7' tall frameless shower with a partial ponywall on one side and a curb under the rest, as shown in the attached picture.
I've successfully created what I want with two different methods:
1. Creating glass slab half walls at my desired height, then using soffits to create the ponywall and curb under the glass wall
2. Using a pony wall, where the bottom half is the 6" tall curb and the top half is my 7' tall glass wall
However, anytime I try to paint a new material onto the soffits (the correct tile finish), the glass wall cuts off half of the soffit, both on the curb and the ponywall (shown in second picture).
Why would the material painter screw up my soffits? It’s not changing anything structurally, just the appearance of the soffits (Right?). I've been instructed both by the reference manual and other users on this forum to use soffits to create simplistic surfaces like this shower curb, so I'm a bit vexed.
p.s. While we’re at it, if anyone has a suggestion for a better way to create a frameless glass shower like this, I’m all ears. This is simply the way that I figured out how to do it myself.
I am having difficulty with a project i am working with. I’m doing a remodeling job that the house is on pillar and the addition to the front on the owner wants to put it on slab. The house it self is on 2’ pillars, plus the house has 8’ walls. When I try to come off the exiting top plate of the house and build the addition with 9’ walls, in which the new room will be below 1’ of the pillars the program automatically changes the house to 9’ wall and everything stays even how do I get it to not change my existing walls?