Framing, the design tool for timber frame and floor construction is a modular solution to fit the needs and requirements of today’s offsite construction market.

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The industry choice for timber frame design software

Utilised extensively by timber frame manufacturers, structural engineers and design practices, the Framing software is used for the detailing of timber frame buildings in 3D, producing comprehensive material schedules, manufacturing drawings for manual production along with direct links to industry automated machinery and saws. Designed to work on many of the Autodesk® applications, Framing is the preferred industry design software.

A single environment for drawing, scheduling and output

Framing is used for the detailing of various different types timber frame buildings. Whilst working in primarily a 2D environment, a 3D model is created based on the users input, thereby allowing easy checking of levels and heights within the application. Quick to set up and generate comprehensive material schedules, manufacturing drawings for manual production, along with direct links to industry automated machinery and saws, Framing provides a single environment for drawing, scheduling and output. Utilising the AutoCAD® Properties for quick and easy manipulation of drawn elements provides an experienced CAD user with a familiar interface to quickly and easily learn the Framing software.

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Automated digital output

Our solutions are used for today’s demanding and evolving manufacturing requirements. Framing provides digital output for automation of factory production, linking detailed designs to automated saws and production lines, thereby reducing any possible error in the fabrication of the wall frames and floor cassettes for site. With Framing customers have the ability to export material data from Framing into their company specific ERP or MRP systems, thereby allowing customers the ability to provide custom data specific to their individual design, manufacturing and accounts teams.

Framing supporting modules


The modular architecture of Framing enables you to add functionality to the software as your business grows or needs change:

Wall framing

The wall framing module is designed to fit the need of each individual company, with the functionality offered in different levels to enable you to purchase capabilities and functionality based on your current requirements and needs.

Additional functionality (whether this be for design or manufacturing) can be added to the core functionality as required to suit your specific design / manufacturing requirements.

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Flooring

The Flooring module is offered in different levels to enable you to purchase capabilities and functionality that meets your needs.

The Flooring module enables you to either draw floor cassettes and loose flooring quickly and easily, create a legend table identified component references, adding metalwork to the timbers, create detailed manufacturing drawings automatically from the AutoCAD® model and create output for saws and generate the schedules from the CAD models in a variety of formats.

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Learn & Support

As part of the maintenance and support for our Framing software, we provide continual product enhancements, whether these are part of a structured product update along with critical bug-fixes, along with access to our Framing support team during office hours.

Customer stories

Hubb Timber builds competitive edge with Framing
Adam Poole is co-founder and chief designer for Hubb Timber Frame, a small Taunton-based building contractor which specialises in bespoke timber-frame structures. As a qualified...
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Framing software sets BSR Design on the path to success
Ben Rendell, the founder of BSR Design Ltd started his career as a designer and took on more and more responsibilities. Having worked in a...
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Choose the best option for you or your business

 

There are two licence types available for you to choose from, both options allow you to easily transfer a licence between team members.
Contact one of our team members for a quote based on your needs, with volume discount options available.
Individual Demo
Perpetual Licence
Our perpetual licence is where the Framing software is installed and licenced on one computer, with the licence owned outright by the purchaser.
Subscription Licence

Our subscription licence is where a time-limited version of the Framing software is installed and licenced on one computer.

Demo

Book a one-to-one demo with one of our experts so you can see the software in action and ask questions to see if it is the right choice for your needs.