Roof Guide - Carpentry Calc 4+

Carpenters Framing Calculator

Infoguide

    • 2.8 • 5 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Description

The calculator for experienced carpenters and builders.
Accurate, easy to use, saves time and money.
Used across the USA and in over 40 countries.

Roofing and framing carpentry calculator, decking, stairs, concrete, stud wall calculators.
In additions to the roof calculators the decking / flooring, stud wall and concrete calculators also estimate quantities and costs.
US or metric measurements.
Developed by a carpenter and builder, used by carpenters, roofers, contractors, builders and construction pro 's in over 30 countries around the world.

Roof Guide (previously Roofers Guide) is not a 'How to App’ - you know how!
It is designed to save you the time and effort required for roof, framing, deck, stairs & other building / construction calculations

Accurate, reliable and easy to use, it is an indispensable tool for the construction pro.
Metric or Imperial (feet, inches and fractions of an inch (or decimal)
Print, email or reports.

Never forget your span or rafter tables, red roofing book and other standalone construction calculators again!

CALCULATIONS INCLUDE:

ROOF FRAMING:-
- Rafter,Hip/Valley Lengths
- Multiple cut angles, including for compound saw
- Template (adjustable) sizes for the same cuts - where used
- Setout of Creepers/Jack Rafters(US), ridge and wall
- Roof Pitch Factor degrees, inches (US), D:M:S
- Rise : Run ratio
- Birdsmouth calculations
- Drop or Chamfer Hip adjustments
- Multiple heights measures, including:- top/bottom of ridge, roof centre,
- Hypotenuse calculations eg: Calculate Pitch from ridge rise
- Adjust pitching plate heights where one wall is higher eg Bulkheads
- Ridge length, area, rake factors
- Print, email or message reports

DECKING & FLOORING SETOUT, MATERIAL ESTIMATING and COSTING:-
- Options for Insets, single or double bearers
- Set Spacing type to maximum, fixed or equal
- Set pricing for materials / labour to calculate cost and cost/area

TIMBER SETOUT:-
- Set Spacing type to maximum, fixed or equal
- Insets at start and end.

STUD WALLS SETOUT, MATERIAL ESTIMATING and COSTING:-
- Raked or flat walls
- Sizing, Quantity & Cost Estimates - Timber (studs, noggins, plates) & Sheeting
- Comprehensive setout lists - bottom, top
- Align sheets on width, length or no sheets

STAIR FRAMING (currently for single stair runs):-
Permits Multiple restrictions on risers, treads, inclines and also allows application of 2R+G (2R+TD in US) in jurisdictions required - to meet standards.
Other than StairCalc (which is our Stair only app) we do not know of an app that does this simultaneously.
Also calculations allow for situations where the overall stair rise and run are fixed or variable allowing maximum flexibility.
- Number and size of step risers, treads, step inclines,
- Step incline (Also changeable),
- Stairwell opening,
- Stringer Lengths

CONCRETE CALCULATOR / ESTIMATOR:-
- Calculate quantities for slabs, footings,round and rectangular/square holes.
- Estimates total volume and cost allowing for waste.

CONVERTER:-
- Convert Lengths, Area, Volume: Metric and US/Imperial.
- Work in Decimal units or Yds/Ft/In/Fraction format to Metric, decimal US.

EASY TO USE GENERAL CALCULATOR WITH TAPE:
- Calculate (add, subtract etc) directly in feet / inches / fractions or decimals.
- Common functions for quick calculation

EXTENSIVE HELP:
Extensive help - Tap twice on most buttons for more info.

Optimised for all iPhones and iPads using IOS17+ in portrait mode.

INFOGUIDE:
Infoguide is part of a small building firm based in Western Australia. This app was created by a former Roof Framing Carpenter for our team of carpenters. We use it and believe it will be as helpful to other carpenters as it was for us.

Terms of Service: http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/appstore/dev/stdeula

What’s New

Version 5.46

VERSION 5.46:
Bug Fix: Correct crash on viewing some Layout Lists in dark mode.

Ratings and Reviews

2.8 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

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  • Family Sharing

    Some in‑app purchases, including subscriptions, may be shareable with your family group when Family Sharing is enabled.

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