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gscolyer
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Timber Screens

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11-04-2004 09:26 PM
I would like to create a horizontal timber screen over any window with 90x25 timber slats approx 100mm away from the wall line or a free standing screen with support columns. What is the process to follow to create such a feature? I have attached something similar that I created from ADT.
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sbrown
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Re: Timber Screens

11-05-2004 06:32 AM in reply to: gscolyer
You would load in the various timber beam / column families. Set there sizes accordingly and place the columns in plan then a beam in plan, set its offset from the level and repeat. For the beams it may be easier to create a struct framing family and load it in, then you can just copy it up in elevation.


You could also use a curtain wall and create various size mullions and make the panels empty panels. Note if you want something like this at all windows, just open the window family and create a series of extrusions to match the look you want, then reload the window family.

I was looking at the freestanding portion of the image in my first reply.
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*Danny Sim
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Re: Timber Screens

11-07-2004 05:31 PM in reply to: gscolyer
Since it is not a structural object... I would probably just use railing. Danny_Sim "gscolyer" wrote in message news:23009136.1099632391219.JavaMail.jive@jiveforum1.autodesk.com... > I would like to create a horizontal timber screen over any window with 90x25 timber slats approx 100mm away from the wall line or a free standing screen with support columns. What is the process to follow to create such a feature? I have attached something similar that I created from ADT.
*Greg Cashen
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Re: Timber Screens

11-07-2004 08:30 PM in reply to: gscolyer
You would spend a lot more time trying to figure out the railing tool to get this to look right than just modelling it in place or as a separate family. Families are made for this sort of thing. "Danny Sim" wrote in message news:418ecc29$1_3@newsprd01... > Since it is not a structural object... I would probably just use railing. > > Danny_Sim > > "gscolyer" wrote in message > news:23009136.1099632391219.JavaMail.jive@jiveforum1.autodesk.com... > > I would like to create a horizontal timber screen over any window with > 90x25 timber slats approx 100mm away from the wall line or a free standing > screen with support columns. What is the process to follow to create such a > feature? I have attached something similar that I created from ADT. > >
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gscolyer
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Re: Timber Screens

11-07-2004 10:05 PM in reply to: gscolyer
Find attached my first attempt using the method suggested.
There are a few glitches that you may be able to help me with
A) It comes in below the ground level
B) Am I able to make it stretch?
C) It doesn't appear in Plan view

Any comments would be appreciated
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