Parapet Eave and Soffit Block Tool


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Does anyone know how to draw these parapet eaves? They are not common here and I've only seen them used in one estate. If anyone has a cross-section drafted drawing of them, I'd love to have a look. Do they use a box gutter (big No-No in this area)? 

 

If I use a soffit block, for some reason they don't touch and half the soffit block disappears. I've noticed this with using them as posts. If anyone can explain this, let me know. 

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Most Roofs in N.Amer. with a Parapet are Flat roofs and the Roof drains to it's own downpipes ( and scuppers) not to internal gutters, personally I have not seen these "fake" Parapets with a normal sloped roof behind them in your 2nd pic.

 

I am not sure what you are calling a Soffit block or how you are using it , so can't really say why you are getting a gap, but I would of thought a normal wall could be used to do the Parapet?

 

have a look at this KB Article....

 

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/support/article/KB-00295/creating-a-flat-parapet-roof.html

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