Help need advice on roof pitch for 8'X12' shed

Old 05-21-11, 05:21 PM
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Help need advice on roof pitch for 8'X12' shed

I need help. I am building a mono lean to shed which is 8ft wide and 12 ft deep. The highest point will be no more than 7' 6' tall. I live in southern california, no snow, so the only thing I have to consider is rain.
Old 05-21-11, 07:13 PM
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And the question is?????? What is the lowest part's (open end) measurement? That will be really low with any pitch at all. You won't get more than a 2:12 and maintain any height at the open end. 12' is a long way to go with your pitch starting at less than 8'. Remember, every number in pitch will drop your open end by one foot. 1:12 will be 6'6", 2:12 will be 5'6", and so on.

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