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Chief Architect Mistake #1 – Not Understanding How the 4 Parts of the Software Work Together

Many people don’t understand that Chief is 4 programs in one – 3D Modeling, 2D CAD, Rendering and Working Drawing Drawing Layout all in one package.

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Chief Architect Mistake #2 – Owning the Software Does Not Make You A Design Expert

Just because you now own a CAD program are you all of a sudden a Design Professional. This video will shed some light on this topic.

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Chief Architect Mistake #3 – Not Having a Plan of Action for Your Project

When you’re about to create a plan there are some steps that you need to take. Spend a few minutes before starting your design project and you’ll save way more time later.

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Chief Architect Mistake #4 – Not Understanding and Using Preferences and Defaults

Like most computer programs there are settings that affect how everything works. The correct settings can save you a lot of time in your 3D Plans and Drawings.

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Chief Architect Mistake #5 – Common Mistakes Most People Make When Laying Out a Plan

When you start adding things to a plan in Chief Architect there are certain steps that need to be followed to achieve the best results.

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Chief Architect Mistake #6 – Don’t Understand How Platforms Work

Creating Floors and levels in chief can be confusing and challenging. Understanding how they really work will save you many hours of frustration on each 3D Model you create.

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Chief Architect Mistake #7 – Trying To Use Automatic Roofs Instead of Learning How Manual Roofs Work

Chief Architect is nothing more than a CAD program. And It’s a great one, but the roof tools confuse just about everyone. Discover how the roofs in Chief really work.

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Chief Architect Mistake #8 – Not Understanding and Using Layers to Create Working Drawings

The term “Layers” tends to send a shiver down many CAD users back. Once you understand how layers are used in your drawings you’ll wonder how you lived without them.

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Chief Architect Mistake #9 – Not Implementing and Using The Slab and Molding Tools

Since Chief is a full blown 3D program you’ll be amazed at everything that you can do with the 3D Tools especially with the Slabs and Molding Polylines.

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Chief Architect Mistake #10 – Not Using the 2D CAD Tools to Create CAD Details Correctly

When you’re ready to create working Drawings for your plan you can do it all in Chief. Chiefs CAD tools are just as good as AutoCAD once you understand them.

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