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A very useful calculator site for those wanting to construct their own homes


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http://www.blocklayer.com is a great resource, folks. Not sure if anyone else here has used it before or not. But, I am having a field day on it. Definitely worth a look.

 

http://www.blocklayer.com/pitchangle.aspx - Manually  enter your variables, or click on and hold the slider to change the roof pitch. The angle changes accordingly.

 

http://www.blocklayer.com/Roof/RoofEng.aspx - Roof framing calculations. 

 

http://www.blocklayer.com/Bevel-Gauge.aspx - You can use your phone or tablet on the job, even. 

 

I'm still exploring it.

 

 

Oh, the site has a request on it that, if you find it helpful / useful, please consider making a small donation to the Fred Hollows Foundation. I did.

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davedude

Very Cool. Thanks

 

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Jess Bartone

I am constantly cross-referencing inches and mm and probably a lot of others too so here's a converter for that.

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Paul

I am constantly cross-referencing inches and mm and probably a lot of others too so here's a converter for that.

 

Here is a PDF I just downloaded today, for someone who was seeking similar information: 

 

Millimeters_to_inches_Table.pdf

 

I just looked, and Block Layer does that conversion as well, Jess:

 

http://www.blocklayer.com/Imperial-Metric.aspx

There are a number of different calculations, in fact, across the top of the page, to choose from.

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Wanabethere

Yes that is a great site, thanks...

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