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A free and unique tool for building professionals Answered

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This is meant to be given as a gift or used as a simple tool for building professionals. It is a safer, faster and accurate way to measure roof areas.

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Mystique1508 (author)2017-04-22

Thank you soooooo much!!! <3

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Drsch (author)2016-09-23

I'll take one! where do a guy find em?

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dueymack (author)Drsch2016-09-24

Thanks for your positive interest. The PDF file associated with this instructable IS the tool. Print the file out on cardstock, cut the cardstock out and drill out the 2 pivot locations and add the axles (post) making it like the picture. This tool is not for sale. It must be constructed after printing it out :-D

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dueymack (author)2012-06-15

Many thanks!
Is it for you?

If so I would really like some criticism to make improvements.
I'd like to to make it better.

D.

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Kiteman (author)2011-12-13

Does it come with instructions?

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dueymack (author)Kiteman2011-12-13

Assuming that you mean how to use it rather than how to make it, well, no not yet.

I have had one comment so far suggesting this and I will update very soon accordingly.

I WAS thinking it to be rather simple to figure out and thus the reason for not including this yet.

thanks for the help.

D.

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BobCat (author)dueymack2012-02-14

You should do an instructable on estimating roofing materials using this and enter it into a contest. I would definitely vote for it.

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dueymack (author)BobCat2012-03-12

I did one sort of like you are talking about in an early version and its on utube. Yes Yes you are very right but I am being engorged by a machine called a job and its sucking the life out of me right now. :-)

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caitlinsdad (author)dueymack2011-12-13

You could restate the formula you use with better graphics length x width x factor = area. I thought the [x] in the box were checkmarks for something to list out the features and was trying to see what you do with the factor lookup.

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dueymack (author)caitlinsdad2011-12-14

I'll do that today and upload a new PDF. Thanks for the suggestion.

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dueymack (author)Kiteman2011-12-13

I re-edited and altered the post based on your suggestion. Hope this helps. Thanks again

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patron_zero (author)2012-03-12

That's a very, very cool little item, thank you for sharing such here.

Have you considered submitting such to ToolMonger (http://toolmonger.com/contact-us/) for a possible review ?

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