Jump to content

Why does the fascia option only work on eaves and not gables?

Recommended Posts

I often use the Create Roof tool to quickly create shed roofs, done by converting 3 of the 4 sides to gable ends and the low side of the roof remaining an eave. Inserting a fascia will only add a fascia board to roof edges that remain an eave. Any edges of the roof that have been converted to a gable end will not receive a fascia board. This seem like the most basic of flaws in the software, particularly when trying to quickly model a design idea. Am I missing something? I don't think this should be a difficult task.

Edited by MaltbyDesign
Link to comment

My new trick has been a "fascia" Wall, ie: a wall that's 1x14 with a single component set to something like Component_Trim_Paint. Draw that wall around the perimeter of your roof. Use the wall height handles to snap to the actual roof peaks & ridges. Its super easy and gratifying compared to the default tools.

Screen Shot 2022-02-15 at 9.51.51 PM.png

Screen Shot 2022-02-15 at 9.52.13 PM.png

  • Like 4
Link to comment
  • 1 year later...

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...