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Ply Sheathing Angle and Cut Set-back.
Both sheet orientations ↔ ↕
< and > keyboard keys animate roof angle.
Or Mouse Over and Mouse-Wheel
If using a Circular Saw or Compound Miter 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 Miter and Blade Angle Settings
Print full scale templates and fold over wood. Cut through template or place on compound miter saw to set angles.
Optimum Creeper Length?
From the optimum creeper length
you can cut 1st + last, 2nd + 2nd last, 3rd + 3rd last etc creepers.
Click 'Email this Calculation' (next to Calculate button) 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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