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Review of basic geometry, Pythagoras’ Theorem and Similar Triangles, needed for roof calculations Video Rating: / 5 – Made by roofers for roofers, this is the BEST mobile roof estimating software you can find! Roof Calc for iPhone: Roof Calc for Android: Check out Live demo with FULL functionality, before you buy this app – Related PostsHouse Addition | Finished Roof Framing | Day 23Cutting Common AND Hip Rafters: Simple Solutions for Roof FramingROOF FRAMING CALCULATORBasic Roof Framing Instructions – Learn How to Frame a RoofRoof Framing CalculationPorch Roof Framing & Shingles – How To

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  • Marios Ioannou 4 years ago

    Hi Michael, I found your lecture very interesting and informative. I think its good to explain fully how it all works. I, personally, will remember this lecture and put it to good use in the future. I just have one question at 18:13 onwards where the small triangle at the top shows a ratio of 1:1.5 re the slope. Is this a mistake or maybe I'm not fully understanding this. Can you please clarify??

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  • neil arreola 4 years ago

    Just draw the truss diagram in autocad, right click on any line to show its properties and the length will be given. No need for calculations.?

  • richard edwards 4 years ago

    anybody ever look at a carpenters square.?

  • Angelo Koumondji 4 years ago

    wow, this is a lot of Math. Good knowledge tho, I just cannot keep up, lollll?

  • Ataur Rahman 4 years ago

    Appreciate Video! Excuse me for butting in, I would appreciate your thoughts. Have you heard about – Mahorrla Wooden Paradise Method (search on google)? It is an awesome one off product for building better sheds and woodworking without the headache. Ive heard some decent things about it and my m8 after many years got cool results with it.?

  • Jb oossshhh 4 years ago

    great lecture very informative, what I don't understand is why engineers and framing chippies are watching this and then knocking it,its a tutorial for people !!!!!!!!!?

  • All American Handyman 4 years ago

    Detailed explanation. Worth watching!?

  • Emily Schultz 4 years ago

    Thank You for making this! ?

  • EBRO EVETS 4 years ago

    I think I'm just going to steam bend some long boards into shape…hehehehe

  • Michael David Hiltner 4 years ago

    I'll be building a 12×18 shed to join to my existing 12×12 shed (will remove the sheathing from the joining side), remove my existing roof and tie it in to my new shed, later

  • tammy ghashghaie 4 years ago

    Dear professor
    amazing and informative lecture
    truly Tammy?

  • Horace Smith 4 years ago

    i always wanted this information, thanks for the formula?

  • G MIMO 4 years ago

    i got 25using his above buttons on calculator?

  • Sean Walsh 4 years ago

    Worked are butts off to create this beast. Framers love it. Take a look.

  • 2Phast4Rocket 4 years ago

    I do engineering for a living and this is making a simple problem being made complicated. Why do you want to complicate such a simple job?

  • calvin busch 4 years ago

    I used to cut roof rafters for framing conventional roofs with a calculator also and then built them. I understand how to do this, but after listening to you explain this I see why I hated math in school. Sorry, but while this is an excellent explanation, it is dry enough to put me back to sleep.?

  • More1best Homes 4 years ago

    This is great !!
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  • pieciu73 4 years ago

    Bunch of … one minute maybe if you have all dimensions "on the plate", 19.99 rip off , show me how you do it in one minute either from blue prints or in the field …

  • Paul Axford 4 years ago

    what a great app!! As an inventor of innovative roof guttering in Sydney, I applaud you!!

  • RoofCalculator 4 years ago

    Nate – We are developing a specialized app for commercial single ply roofing application (Rubber / PVC / TPO), which could also be used for modified bitumen with small modification.

    We will release it as stand alone product and combined with this steep slope calculator.

  • lucky 4 years ago

    can that app estimate sbs build up roofing?

  • Yelena G 4 years ago

    this looks like it can be a great time saver when doing a roof estimate at client's home

  • coolflatroof 4 years ago

    Great app!