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I've messed about with some bits of plastic and come up with this, I like it so far but I'm not sure how to angle the roof .67144575_330859631151180_8474604712828600320_n.jpg.7971716eb4c3f08698c19ad167eea544.jpg

 

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28 minutes ago, sb67 said:

I've messed about with some bits of plastic and come up with this, I like it so far but I'm not sure how to angle the roof .https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/uploads/monthly_2019_07/67144575_330859631151180_8474604712828600320_n.jpg.7971716eb4c3f08698c19ad167eea544.jpg

 

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You could always experiment with paper/card before committing yourself maybe?

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Keep the flat roof for the sloping bit and extend down to the change in angle.

Extend the angled roof from the right across until it meets the sloping roof - this will give a straight join between the two planes.

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31 minutes ago, Stubby47 said:

Keep the flat roof for the sloping bit and extend down to the change in angle.

Extend the angled roof from the right across until it meets the sloping roof - this will give a straight join between the two planes.

 

I think I get that, off to have a try :)

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Easiest way to work out the angle of the join is to use a straight bar with parallel edges. As long as the bar is wider than the difference between the point where the two planes initially touch and the point where the other end of the join will be, you should be able to place the bar on one plane and turn so the edge is against the other plane, then draw the joint angle across the sheet. Then measure up and cut the sheet to length.

 

And if you understand that, well done :)

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Not sure if I got all that but after cutting a few scraps of plasticard this was the result, not sure how accurate it might be but I think it looks ok, got to give it a clean up then out with the paintbrush. A close up photo can be pretty cruel, the fixings look massive, might have to sand them down a bit

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4 minutes ago, sb67 said:

Not sure if I got all that but after cutting a few scraps of plasticard this was the result, not sure how accurate it might be but I think it looks ok, got to give it a clean up then out with the paintbrush. A close up photo can be pretty cruel, the fixings look massive, might have to sand them down a bit

https://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/uploads/monthly_2019_07/66915127_746276985775679_5742271953633280000_n.jpg.190242b77b18018e100c780b97b88a0c.jpg

 

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Superb.

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Thanks Stubby, was more luck than judgment and it was only a small roof. Thanks for the idea :)

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