Dennis_Gavin

stone walls with rounded interior window jambs

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There was a lot of information on methods to do this in the old thread.  Does anyone remember what worked the best?

I think one was a thinner wall with the window and then PS to fill in on the sides.

I think another was custom casing.  Not sure if the thinner wall was used in both.

Anyone remember or have a link??

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Do you have a picture to illustrate what you're talking about?  I"m not sure I follow.

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picture now attached to original post.  I can do it with a narrow wall and polyline solids but that is a lot of steps for each window.

Plus I need the sill and apron.. 

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I think I remember that thread.  Was the solution to use symbols applied as "blinds" or some such.

 

jon

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I can get it with one wall and the use of four p-line solids...

 

Not sure if it's what you want or not...but looks somewhat right.

 

-Made my window 12" wider than I wanted.

-Removed exterior and interior casing

-Turned on the interior sill

-Turned off frame

-Inset my sash something like 1 1/2"

-Made the sides of my sash 6" wider than normal

-Drew a curved polyline solid for the inside, and just a plain polyline solid box for the outside

-Adjusted them to fit the height

-Copy and paste-hold the solids

-Reflected about the center of my window

 

I also attached my plan so you can dissect it...

Windows.plan

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Now that I think about it....if you're drawing the exterior polyline solids to fill in for the extra-wide sash, you wouldn't need to inset the sash at all.

 

See attached...

Windows.plan

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OK, so I have settled on thinner wall sections and PS fills.  Now I cannot get a window to move.  IF you look at the plan one window is off center and I cannot get it to move even though there is room for it to do so.  I think I am losing it.

 

Edit - If I copied the existing window and placed it into the thinner wall section no can move.  However if I put in a new one from the library it centers fine.

         Weird......

Miller.plan

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I know Scott has several video's on this , check his YouTube channel. We did it with a double wall system but forgot exactly how.

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Dennis,

 

Here is a link to a post on the old Forum that takes up this subject. In it, Bill Emery posted a plan with his method for accomplishing what I believe you are looking to do.

 

http://www.chieftalk.com/showthread.php?64641-How-To-Create-a-Deep-inset-Window-With-a-Stucco-Wrap/page2&highlight=drywall+wraps

 

And here is a link to a similar discussion on this Forum (with a link back back to the old Forum).

 

https://chieftalk.chiefarchitect.com/index.php?/topic/4465-unique-door-and-window-trim/

 

Hope this helps.

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Hi Dennis,

I've taken a little different approach to the problem.  I've used a double wall and have placed a window in the outside wall.  I then placed a pass though window on the inside wall, and centered on the window in the outer wall.  I can maintain an unbroken wall in this way.

 

I've used a deep sill in the outer window, and have added the rounded portion of the opening using "shutters" in the shape of a quarter round. They are mostly adjusted in the window DBX.  The round is a millwork symbol with a -12" Y offset.

 

The window pair can be copied around the plan, and resized as necessary. The window pair can also be added to the library.

Dennis Gavin's window.plan

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Thanks Bill, I'll have a look.  I was thinking after I wrapped up the day yesterday that maybe a railing wall section with the cap adjusted would do a similar thing.  But it would require

creating that wall portion for each window section.  I think yours may be the best approach in allowing copy and paste.

 

Thanks!

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