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I would do both with polyline solids. Export the door as a symbol and then build the rest of the glazing around it to make the whole unit a symbol and import. The trusses would also be done with poly solids. I would make the trusses as individual parts rather than subtraction to make the texture mapping easier.

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Curved Trusses:
1.    Use CA truss tool to get this curved bottom truss started by using a curved ceiling plane.
2.    Use solids in elevation. Solids allow you to have the wood grain longitudinal on each long side and across the ends by copying the material, rotating it and saving it as another material.
3.    Use 3D moldings in elevation. The wood grain will be longitudinal on all sides.

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