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Roof Carpenter - Rafter, Hip,Valley - Length and Plumb Cut, Angle Calculator including handy Bevel for Pitched roofs for iOS

By David Tucker $0.99

Developer's Description

Metric and Imperial roof/rafter calculating App including plumb and foot cut angles.For the tradesman and handyman alike. This app takes the hard work out of calculating rafter and hip/valley lengths to build a multi projection roof to a simple back yard pergola. Also use the app to calculate your plumb and foot cut angles with a handy bevel to transfer your angles. The app can also be used for calculating roof areas by multiplying the rafter length by the length of the building for example.To use the app simply select whether your measurement is in imperial or metric before you start and then type in the required roof pitch along with the 1/2 span or half of the width of the building together with the rafter spacing in the blank fields provided and the app will calculate the - Rafter length- Hip and Valley length.- Hip/Valley creeper rafter shortenings.- Roof rise per lineal meter or per 6 feet span.This app also displays the the hip, rafter, Jack rafter and foot cuts and these can be transferred in the following ways- Simply scribe from your smart phone screen to you roofing materials.- Utilise the mitre saw angle displayed on the screen and adjust your saw angle to suit.- Set your bevel from the image on screen- Lay your phone on your mitre saw and adjust it to you displayed angle.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.1

This is a must have App for easy roof calculations.- Metric and imperial calculations.- Displayed mitre saw cut.- Re designed with larger text.- Helpful Tips screen for using the bevel.- Included foot or seat cut.The foot or seat cut is on the lower end of the rafter and enables the rafter to sit on the wall and forms part of the birds mouth cut. The cut is 90 degrees off the plumb cut of the hip or rafter to which you are cutting. If you are cutting a birdsmouth the rule of thumb is to leave 2/3 of the rafter on and measure from the top af the rafter down to achieve an even roof plane after the roof is constructed.

General

Release May 4, 2016
Date Added October 22, 2014
Version 2.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: iphone3gs, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini4g

Popularity

Total Downloads 28
Downloads Last Week 0
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