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Rafter Detail (new window)
If using a Circular Saw or Compound Mitre saw, set saw bevel angle to 45° to obtain Creeper and Hip side angles.
With the saw bevel angle set to 45°, cutting hips and creepers at the plumb cut angle will produce correct side angles.
See Saw Mitre and Blade Angle Settings
Left click, release then drag to measure at scale in diagram below - Enlarge diagram scale for more accurate measurements.
Print full scale templates and fold over wood. Cut through template or place on compound mitre saw to set angles.
Show Adjustments for Dutch Gable
Optimum Creeper Length?
From the optimum creeper length
you can cut 1st + last, 2nd + 2nd last, 3rd + 3rd last etc creepers.
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to display a shortened URL containing the current calculator input values.
Click this link to send an Email, which once opened (on your tablet or phone?) will re-open this page with the saved calculator input and results.
You can also copy (save) and paste the shortened URL directly into the browser address bar to re-load the saved calculation results anytime.
Need these calculations on-site? Try the site with an iPad or Android Tablet. With a tablet, you can directly measure angles for input to the Roofing and Pitch Angle calculator apps.
Lay the tablet on an incline and tap to measure angle. Tap again to capture angle and auto calculate roof, pitch, angles etc.
The buttons appear automatically when you visit with a device capable of pitch measurement.
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Metric or Imperial
The main (larger) navigation menu tabs are for the Metric versions of calculators.
If there is an Imperial (Feet and Inches) version, under the main Metric tab will be a smaller Imperial tab.
Create PDF files to print diagrams on current page.
Printing to Scale Help
and Plan Printing.
To fine tune Slider Controls click to select and use ◄ ►
(cursor) keyboard keys.
Your iPhone or Android is a valuable On-Site tool!
Lay your device on an angled surface (roof ?) to directly measure angles and automatically calculate Roofing
and Pitch Angle Apps
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