Use the roof directives to automatically generate hip gable shed gambrel gull wing half hip or dutch gable conditions.
Roof plan tutorial.
As you can see the 2 lines to the top left of the image are just drawn in approximately.
I use autocad to do this but you can use any 2d drafting package or even pen or penc.
Roof truss plan view drawings.
Cursor changes to a transparent disc to gauge drawing height.
The roof lines ridgelines hip lines valley lines gable and eaves overhang lines at the ends of building sections and at junctions provide information regarding the required shape of the roof.
Attic walls when a roof is generated attic walls may also be generated.
Click and drag from one corner of the wall top to the other.
The first step is always to lay out the roof over the main portion of the building and then to proceed with the roofing of the projecting portions or wings.
Let s consider a basic gable wood roof framing design.
Continuing on from part 3.
Create a story and a half structure and place automatic dormers.
It is important to identify the load bearing walls on which the roof trusses will be supported in the following plan view drawings all load bearing walls are shown shaded.
In this tutorial i will explain how to draw and draft a hip roof plan.
The internal roof lines are called valleys and the external roof lines are the hips as shown.
We will determine there length in the next step.
This tutorial will show you how to make using roof profiles easy and fun without all the headaches.
Here we have a wood framed gable roof.
The same method of procedure may be followed out in the case of any roof plan and the final complete plan obtained by successive steps as explained above.
In wireframe drag blue handles to outer wall edges to snap in place.
In the reset to defaults dialog set the reset scope to all floors check roof directives in walls and click ok.
Position disc on wall top before drawing.
Floor beam span tables of residential structural design we will now look at roof rafter and beam design.
Home designer pro 2020 tutorial guide to reset all roof directives 1.
The image below shows a cross section of our simple 12 x 13 house from the joist span tables section of this tutorial.
To start drawing in the hipped roof draw lines at 45 degree angles from all the points on the roof as shown in blue.
Manually draw in custom roof planes and join them together allowing the program to do the math for you.
Create a structure to put the roof on.
An attic wall fills the space.