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Can't get the roof plan of the attached photo right

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I have been struggling to draw the roof plan of the attached photo without much success. I watched many videos on creating dormers, but to no avail.  The house is a 2-story building.  Can anybody help?

Gregory

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I'm sure there are more proper methods, but my "jank" solution would be to break the 2nd floor wall +/-24" from each end.  Set the interior portion to build as gable, outside as hip, then autobuild.  The eyebrow could be set manually.

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4 hours ago, madcowscarnival said:

I'm sure there are more proper methods, but my "jank" solution would be to break the 2nd floor wall +/-24" from each end.  Set the interior portion to build as gable, outside as hip, then autobuild. 

 

Yep that works.

 

4 hours ago, madcowscarnival said:

The eyebrow could be set manually.

 

The eyebrow can be set in the gable wall's DBX Roof tab, Auto Roof Return.

 

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31 minutes ago, ChiefUserIfy said:

Thanks Chris.  Could you send me step-by-step of what you did?

 

madcow's post right above mine explains it pretty well.

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