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Create this barn roof with widow peak?

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Is there a simple way to create this style roof and dormers? I think it's called a widow's peak or hay hood.

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It helps if we know what title (Suite, Pro etc) and version (2014, 2015 etc) you are using. You can add this info to your signature by clicking on your user name at the top right of the page, click My Settings, then Signature on the left. 


 


 


Resources for self help:

 

The built in Help System (always a good place to start)

 


 


 


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Click Build>roof>roof styles> gambrel  It will give instructions on how to build that roof style.

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After you've gotten the gambrel roof,  check the knowledge base for 'prow roof'.

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After you've gotten the gambrel roof,  check the knowledge base for 'prow roof'.

 

This is what I get for a prow.

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From the pic   your upper pitch is to low set it higher-- for the Prow you build a 2nd floor and build the Prow at the peak of the roof

 

Next you align the front wall with the 1st floor, and lower the Prow until it looks like one piece. Finally make the room open below and the

interior walls invisible and adjust the eave overhang.

 

Correction   exterior walls invisible  rear wall with the first floor.

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Did you build a 2nd floor (finished ceiling '0') and then create the gambrel roof on floor 2?

The prow point needs to be on floor 2.

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You have added straight walls to your prow.  These aren't needed unless you want them.

 

Open each prow wall dbx.  On the roof tab, first change the pitch to match the upper pitch of the gambrel roof.

Then check the 'high shed' option.

This should correctly place your roof.

 

Also, open the prow 'room' dbx.  Set the room as 'open below', then move to the structure tab.

Uncheck 'ceiling over this room' and put a check in 'use soffit for ceiling'.

 

Hopefully, your prow will now look good.  :)

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