Sloping Walls (inside & out)


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I'm working on a design with some sloping walls, (inside & out), similar to the attached pics.

Is there a simple way to accomplish this?

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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Are the walls sloping or just the timber frame ?    Very nice design but challenging build.

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It will take time, but the tilted elements can all be modeled as solids.

 

For just those parts, I'd be inclined to model in Sketchup and import.

 

CDs will be tedious.

 

Charge a fortune.

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The problem is that Chief's walls are specifically designed for Doors (and Windows) that need to be vertical.  There are no provisions for anything else.  Chief simply doesn't cater to walls that are not vertical.

 

As Gene said, you could use Solids but that won't work to define a room - only "Walls" provide that functionality in Chief.

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I also would model this with solids. But, to establish rooms, you could make invisible walls at the low point of the sloping wall and get a fairly good plan view representation. For sections, it is cad lines.

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In some instances, you may be able to get away with creating a symbol.

Get your vertical wall set up the way you want, select it and then use Convert Selected to Symbol.

The symbol will contain the wall, doors and windows.

Rotate the symbol.

You may have to make the wall taller than normal to allow for the loss of height due to the slope.

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