Gazebo Centre Bracket Template Generator
Print at 100% printer scale and cut paper template.
Centre Bracket links on Gazebo Calculator pages open this page and automatically generate templates for current calculation.
Enter number of sides, kingpost face width (or hip rafter thickness), Hip Rafter angle (this is less than roof angle) and length of cleats.
Click Draw Bracket
to draw a template of the centre bracket.
Print at 100% Printer Scale
Check to ensure the printed image is to scale before marking and cutting
You can print large (full scale) template images over multiple smaller (A4 or Letter) pages and re-assemble to form a single large template.
to create a large PDF of the template, with instructions on how to print.
Or shorten cleats (drag the cleat length slider) to fit the page and just extend the cleat length when marking out.
Check Centre Line
to draw a line down cleats to mark holes.
Ensure uppermost hole is inset enough to allow for upper hip plumb cut setback.
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