JonathanElvers

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    Help needed - complex Gambrel roof

    Wow many thanks for all the help. I fell off my chair when i saw you had made a whole video of the plan - that is fantastic. I really appreciate all the support. The big open question for me is now i have the gambrel roof, with a near vertical side, what window do i put in it ? Would a dormer work or not ? Current windows slightly protrude with a flat roof. thanks again.
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    Help needed - complex Gambrel roof

    I have struggled to do a typical Gambrel roof per the instructions David indicated given the multiple other roof around the property on front/side/back which are all different types. I will post the plan file. I have been learning the many elements of the product as you can see in the file. I am using Home Designer Pro 2016 Mac version - I only bought a week ago. You will notice - i still have much to learn! In getting the proper gambrel roofing elements, the wall doesn't seem to work and the windows disappear from the earlier version above. Marshall v2.plan
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    Help needed - complex Gambrel roof

    Hi, I am struggling with my new Pro software to model my existing house before i start looking at possible modifications. Specifically the roof is creating problems. It is gambrel, with very shallow flat roofed windows on the second floor. I have read the many roof videos/reports but this looks a complicated case and not obvious. With other roofs on the property from various extensions i am learning to do everything manually. So i need help on the roof, the windows, and how to add the loft/attic which is currently missing! Images of my attempt below. I am also using metric UK version and struggling with the 1 or 8 in 32 as this is not what i see in my dialog windows! Any help greatly appreciated. Very impressed with this powerful piece of software. Cheers