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Patio extension covered with pyramid roof.
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Gambrel Roof Framing Calculator 12 x 12 shed with gambrel roof rafters and side porch using stair and baluster spacing using your calculator app.

Indispensable, use it often.

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Thanks so much to blocklayer for the Gambrel roof calculator. What an amazing tool!!! We milled our own timber for our rafters and post and beam barn structure which built on our property here in Ireland. We choose to use gussets made from birch plywood which were nailed and glued to the rafter trusses, which were made in a jig to keep everything fitting nice and tight. Here are a few photos thanks so much blocklayer for our amazing roof. The calculator made it so easy all we need to do is input a few measurements and hey presto the trusses we made were a perfect fit. Thanks a million!

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Used your calculations to plan and cut this hip roof. These rafters were over 24’ and required splicing. Using the calculator results, it was easy to schedule the required materials. All the rafters are exposed tails with tongue and groove 1 x 6 treated in the exposed areas.
The balance of the roof will be skinned with 3/4” plywood. Thanks for the most useful calculator. Hip Roof Framing Calculator

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I made a 4” cat stack for a loader And the template worked perfect to make the marks on the pipe to set my saw.

love it.

I will definitely keep using this site.
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The Subtractor Hi, A great site for the model builder!
Here’s an example of a model I built using your site. Thanks!


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Here are a couple photos of a shed that I built using your gambrel calculator.

I really appreciated having your website as a resource to design the roof.

It’s not mis proportioned like a lot of gambrel designs that I see and it was awesome to have exact measurements and angles to work from just by typing in a few parameters.

Thanks again!!!


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Greg, here are pictures of the finished bowl. It’s 3 inches by 12 inches. The star is bocote, the wood around the star and the top ring are Ash, and the staves are a type of Central American rosewood which is in tht dalbergia family. I have a couple more stave bowls in the works. I really appreciate what you did with Blocklayer. We will be making a donation to Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation.
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Sanding belt hangers.

Centers and Spacing Calculator - Hole Spacing Calculator.

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Your site is amazing-wish it was available when I was younger and tackling construction projects. However, it’s my go to site for making segmented bowls. This one has maple, wenge, bocote, elm, and western red cedar. It’s 3” x 11” →
← 5” x 16”, walnut, aromatic cedar (western red), Spalted maple (southern), blood wood (Satine)
Segmented Turning


Hip Roof Framing Calculator
Hi, your Hip Roof Framing Calculator helped a DIY guy like myself make something I am quite proud of! I do consider myself handy but by no means close to any tradesman. We saw a wooden gazebo package at Home Depot this spring and thought, "I want to make this from scratch".
Drawings for the base had been pretty straightforward but when it came to the roof I attempted to remember the Soh-Cah-Toa triangle stuff from high school geometry and knew I was over my head.
After a bit of Googling I found your glorious site, pumped in the measurements and printed it out!
A few practice cuts with the mitre saw and templates I was ready to go!
I am finishing the ridge cap tonight, then will enjoy a beer or two under the roof.

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I needed to place a 2-3" wide ¾" board over a rounded corner of a camper trailer I am remodeling with my daughter.

Your kerf calculator came in quite handy!


Built using blocklayer Hip Roof Framing Calculator


Built this roof framing using your website... seasoned Carpenter forgot how to calculate the cuts.

Thanks for your help.
John
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Some of the frames built using blocklayer

Some of the frames built using blocklayer

Some of the frames built using blocklayer
See attached of some of the frames built using blocklayer.

I have send a few $$ to blue dragon to help with shelters.

Thanks again for making this available.

Jamie
Some of the frames built using blocklayer

Some of the frames built using blocklayer


Hip Roof
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I used this website to build the roof on my 16x24 shed.


Hip Roof

Hip Roof
Hip Roof Framing Calculator

You guys ROCK, let me just tell you.

Hurricane Maria blew both of our roofs off on our farm in Puerto Rico.

Found your calculator and fiddled around with it until the numbers came out convenient in terms of rafter length and so on, and plunged on in.

I literally *could not have done this* without your calculator, but we finished the roof in December.

Now I'm using your calculator for two more roof jobs for neighbors.

Michael
Hip Roof

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