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How to Draw a Gambrel Roof in SketchUp

  In the video below I demonstrate how to draw a gambrel roof with SketchUp, and it’s actually quite simple. In a nutshell a gambrel roof is simply half an octagon with four even sides. In the video I mostly use the move tool and rotate tool but also include a few tips & tricks […]

Micro Gambrel Plans

Announcing another free tiny house plan download for a Micro Gambrel. It measures 8′ deep and 7′ 4″ wide. The reason for the odd width is that it’s sized to optionally fit on an 82″ wide (between the fenders) trailer so that it could be adapted for a mobile tiny house. Gambrel roofs are common […]

Tiny Gambrel A-Frame

This tiny house design was sent to me by Craig, one of my readers. Like many of us Craig has been experimenting with Google SketchUp and has had an A-Frame design burning in his head; so he sat down and whipped up this sketch of a Tiny Gambrel A-Frame. I asked him if it was […]

Wee House with a Gambrel Roof

I’m really glad Kent and I setup the Tiny House Forum; it really gives people a place to post their tiny house projects and participate in online discussions. For example here’s a tiny house currently under construction with a gambrel roof. You can see the discussion on this house on this page of the Tiny […]

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