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Stimson Roof Shed
« on: January 04, 2021, 10:44:56 AM »
For those of you that want a cheap shelter, you may not get plans anymore but you can do it yourself.  You can use the midievel math (video below) and a string or use paper and a compass, or even Sketchup will work.  There are lots of videos on assembly of the stimson roof or gothic arch.

Once you have the arc drawn you can take measurements along a strait line drawn the end points, similar to making a roof template.

On Edit, Or use a long batten like this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ifXOVvb6-q4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6qE3mC5d4o

If you use sketch up I would make the arc intersect with the diagonal line, I tried using a circle to intersect the points but it does not work very good.  pic of the arc:

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