Learn to fold metal roofing!

Learn to fold metal roofing!

  I started The Tradroofing forum in 2016 to pool the resources of those in North America; who practiced complete, folded, stranding seam roofing done in the european style.  It is currently the only discussion forum in english for permanent, vetted metal roofing techniques. The Metal Roofing Bible is an open-source knowledge base for those…

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Friday, Nov 16: Gutter design

Friday, Nov 16: Gutter design

I’m pulling photos for seam plan inspiration, and starting to consider how we’re going to re-build the overhang to provide more durability then the original design but with the same look.  the russian practice of building a valley at the eave is basically a yankee gutter, so we will be adapting their precedent to the…

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Wednesday, Nov 14

Wednesday, Nov 14

  Mark and I got most of the new corner rig up yesterday, I did some last night after they left, and we got it tuned up today with the rails and pulleys and everything. After lunch will be the plastic wrap to meet our lead-safe requirements.   Thanks for the views!  

Digging in the archives; my very first sheet metal study

Digging in the archives; my very first sheet metal study

2006/2007.  I’m working tech. support, trying to acquire networking certifications, and working on my sear’s bungalow type kit house at night.   I’m still just a homeowner, very green.  before this I had never owned a power tool, or taken on anything even closely related to actual building.  That said, I’d been training myself as…

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Saturday Nov 10

Saturday Nov 10

really tough day.  i wrote about it, but they are worried about looking bad on the internet so i took it down…   this is all real life. god, and the internet were there that day, they are here now, listening to your heart, and they’ll be there when you go to sleep.  you can’t…

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