SoftDraft Wood Framing Beams-Columns 3DS

SoftDraft Wood Framing Beams-Columns 3DS

Win32 and 64, English

SoftDraft, LLC
If you create Wood Framing Plans in 3D, then this app will definitely save you a huge amount of time. Create Wood Framing 3D models using lines to represent the framing elements of the model.

General Usage Instructions

Use this App to create 3D Wood Framing Models using various types and sizes of Wood Framing for exterior walls, ceiling joists, roof rafters, and heavy timber wood beams and columns.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


First, draw your 3D framing lines based on the insertion point for the wood you want to extrude the beam or column along. Next, open the Wood Beams 3D Main dialog. Select the Wood Framing member required from the drop-down list or type in the width and height of the member. Typing in a Width and Height overrides any Wood Member selection from the drop-down list. Select the number of Wood members to be extruded single, double, or triple. Then select the member insertion point. Click OK, you are now prompted to Select the lines for the Wood members to be extruded along. Select them individually or by crossing the group of lines. NOTE: Only lines will be included in the selection. You should now see all the Wood members as 3D solids along all the selected lines.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10/11) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

You have 15-days to activate the software. When running in non-activated mode this dialog will only appear once the first time the program is executed in a new or existing drawing which indicates the number of days remaining before the program stops. Until you are ready to activate the software, you can run the software in the non-activated mode before it expires.

To activate the software, when you open a new or existing drawing and a dialog appears prompting you to press "OK" button to Activate Now. This takes you to the SoftDraft Activation dialog showing your License Code and an edit box for you to enter the License Key.

To receive your License Key, click on the License Code edit box, then copy the License Code. To avoid mistakes, we suggest that you copy it from this dialog and paste it into an email, instead of entering it with the keyboard, then send it to

Please include the name the app was purchased under and company name. After we receive the email we will send the License Key back, usually within 24 hours, for you to enter into the dialog.  Copy the License Key from the email into the License Key edit box area of the Activation dialog, then click "OK" to close the dialog.

Known Issues

Not for use with Autodesk® AutoCAD LT®


Company Name: SoftDraft, LLC
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Author/Company Information

SoftDraft, LLC

Support Information

SoftDraft Software Support Policy


The purchase price of a new SoftDraft Software product includes:

Free technical support during the course of Subscription. 

Each computer requires a separate Product license to be purchased for that computer.

The SoftDraft Software Subscription includes upgrades when available.

All updates/upgrades are electronically downloadable.

Version History

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