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Roof Overhang Extension - how to?

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Wondering how to create a roof overhang extension...and control the overhang.  If I drag the roof 36" from the face of the wall just where the garage doors are...and make the overhang 36" deep...then, the upper roof also has a 36" soffit...which I don't want. 

 

I tried to use a separate roof and made them coplanar...but, then I couldn't get a flat soffit.  Maybe I was doing something wrong.  This should be simple to accomplish...yes?

 

Here's a picture of what I'm trying to do....this pic is just an example.  I want to create a longer overhang segement above my garage doors with a flat soffit back to the wall.

 

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Here is a pic of my plan...shows the roof extension with a 12" overhang.  

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Place a manual break or two in the roof plane and drag it out or use the temp dimensions and it should work fine.  Post the plan if you have any issues.

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Its actually just a porch in Chief.  Id use a custom railing without the rail, make it a room.  When you make the roof plane just extend it over like your picture shows.

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31 minutes ago, johnny said:

Its actually just a porch in Chief.  Id use a custom railing without the rail, make it a room.  When you make the roof plane just extend it over like your picture shows.

 

Thanks Johnny...the porch room idea did the trick.  Now...if I could only get all the trim to auto generate correctly.  It's always something. 

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Sample plan attached.

PORCH - ROOF EXT.plan

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22 minutes ago, SNestor said:

Now...if I could only get all the trim to auto generate correctly.

 

Good luck with that. I've found this to be somewhat buggy.

 

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3 minutes ago, Chopsaw said:

Is that the same plan Eric?

 

Of course :) 

 

I auto built the roof, then added the missing molding manually.

 

Don't know what it's supposed to look like.

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Ok that's cool, I guess Steve will have two options in the morning.  I don't get requests for Frieze boards often.;)

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