Sunday, April 23, 2006

All REVITs Kitchen Families

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Hello, and welcome to REVIT ROCKS ! 

Thanks to CADDIGEST for listing this blog post and providing a great resource. 

Feel free to browse the resource links on the right after you're done. I was recently asked how many kitchen appliances etc. comes with REVIT and how flexible are the components. So I proceeded to insert all of REVITs kitchen type families into one drawing and play around with it. 

 

I have included an image of the objects I thought were applicable. Some of the families come from the 'Plumbing' folder and some from the 'Specialty Equipment' folder under the Library folder. 

To find these families you can click > Component (from the Basics Design Bar) then > Load > Imperial Library > (folder of choice) I was pleased to verify that most, if not all, of the families are quite flexible in size and materials. 

What some people don't realize is you can modify these family dimensions and materials etc. to suit your kitchen. But of course the proper procedure is to duplicate these objects and then modify the size or material etc. of the newly cloned objects. OR you can modify the actual family .rfa file at it's source location for future projects. (future blog) 

 

To simply modify the local copy of the family first insert the family, then click on it and then click the > Properties button > Edit > Duplicate > (provide the new name) and then make the changes to what ever is available. 

A counter top will have different properties from a cabinet. An 'L' shaped counter will have different properties from a straight counter. The duplicated versions of the family types ie: 42", 46", 48" etc. are all saved in the same family within the local project file. 

I will place a separate blog later explaining how to edit the family at it's source location. You can get more REVIT families at REVIT CITY Or you can learn how to make your own Families by going through the video tutorials at DG CAD Or perhaps you want to Suggest a tutorial?.. Suggest a Tutorial

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6 comments:

falco348 said...

I love your website. It has a lot of great pictures and is very informative.
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Liza said...

Great to know about REVIT ROCKS ! this is very interesting, I like the post very much. We can also collect our kitchen appliances from Kitchen gadget store.