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  1. Building & Construction
    Hi all, I am building a monopitch/leanto cabin that will be 7.5' on the short wall and 12' on the tall wall. The distance between walls will be 18' (12' wide on the other axis) . That gives us a pitch of 3:12. So my question is... what is the best way to span that 18' (18.55' with the pitch)...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hello, I need some expert advice to convert the 24x12 space over my garage into usable storage. It was built with a truss which I will describe. The Rise is 116" and the Run is 135" with an approximate pitch of 7/16 The Common Rafter is 177" with a 85" brace truss from the base of the Rise to...
  3. Building & Construction
    Howdy, I am building a tool/garden shed that will be 14' wide (front & back dimension) and 8' deep (sides). The walls will be 8' tall. An industrial 42" metal door/jamb will be in the middle of the front wall. There are no other openings in the walls. The floor will be poured concrete with...
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