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Standing Seam Roof

PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:21 pm
by cadward
Thanks for the great tools! I would like to see a ruby that would help make a standing seam roof. Would that be possible

Thanks again for all the effort

Re: Standing Seam Roof

PostPosted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:20 am
by GohCH
hi Cadward, check this out :)
standing seam roof created using horizontal groove tool
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i created this using the horizontal groove tool, with a bit of trick

1) rotate the roof face to stand vertical, i.e. rotate it 90 degrees along y axis.
2) select the faces and run the horizontal grooves tool
3) for extrusion, use negative value for the depth

and you get this with a single click! 8-)

Re: Standing Seam Roof

PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:27 pm
by jamsog

Re: Standing Seam Roof

PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 2:23 am
by GohCH
hi, another way of creating standing seam roof
i used the roof tool, set the rafters to the size of the seams, uncheck create battens/purlins;
and you can create standing seam roofs automatically is a single click :ugeek:
tiny rafters as standing seams
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Re: Standing Seam Roof

PostPosted: Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:51 pm
by angiebuds
No doubt that it is a good start for making a standing seam roof. My dad examined your work and he said that the first one is more effective. It could be a good way to prevent water from stocking.

Re: Standing Seam Roof

PostPosted: Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:04 am
by GohCH
we now have a metal decking tool in the Pro version to deal with this ;)
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