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Segal-method Timber Frames For Sketchup

Segal-method Timber Frames for sketchup is a useful sketchup extension that supports SketchUp 2013, SketchUp 2014, SketchUp 2015, SketchUp 2016, SketchUp 2017 as well as Windows and Mac OS X platform.

This sketchup extension can be used to instantly apply segal-method (post and beam) timber frames toward self-made garden office and tiny houses.

With this extension, the novice builders will be able to generate the frame for garden offices, workshops, studios (and "Tiny Houses") covering nearly 30m2 floor area with the use of the Segal-method of post and beam timber framing: minimum pad foundations that manage sloping ground, flexible grid structure, simple bolted timber joints, and applying standard-length timbers to minimize wastage.

Together with the main frame, it can produce mono-pitched (shed) and dual-pitched (gable) roofs with indicated maximum/eaves heights to circumvent the requirement for planning permission in the UK. Rafters range from solid timbers or engineered timber I-beams. Metal fixings are contained within the model, like M12 bolts and truss clips.

Floor joists at 400mm or 600mm centers are included, as can wall studwork. A simple table containing various insulation materials is included, with the U-value, R-value (international) and R-value (USA) numbers toward a series of diverse thicknesses.

To download this extension, click on the following link. extensions.sketchup.com

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