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Rafter Run to Outer Wall
Roof Angle
Overhang (level)
Rafter Depth
Rafter Thick

Wall Thick
Allow for ridge thickness Allow for Ridge Thickness when determining Rafter Run to Outer Wall.

eg: Half building width minus 1/2 ridge thickness. See Rafter Run to Outer Wall Calculator below.

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Remember Ridge Thickness Remember to allow for Ridge Thickness in Rafter Run to Outer Wall.

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to Outer Wall

Building Width
Ridge Thick
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