Cliff May: Uneven gables and glass

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Cliff May: Uneven gables and glass

Postby Sienna » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:01 am

We just completed an extension to our L-shaped CM and were about to install glass in the gables above the garage. We realize that there is a difference of 1 1/2 inches in the length of the gables. To put it in perspective, one side is 1 1/2 longer on the wide side, the side towards the center where the Main ridge beam protrudes from the garage. This means that the glass on that side will be larger. I am assuming that it is too late to adjust that ridge beam, so my questions are: will the difference in glass size be noticable if we install the glass? Is there any other viable option? Thanks! ***

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Postby egads » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:08 am

I really doubt it will be noticeable at all. If it was plywood, boards or just open and you never noticed, then glass will be even less so.

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Postby Joe » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:39 pm

inch here, inch there. hard to exact with wood. should be OK.

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Postby turboblown » Fri Nov 09, 2012 5:03 pm

You'll never see it.

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Postby Sienna » Fri Nov 09, 2012 6:22 pm

Welp, had the glass put in and can't tell at all! Whew! what a relief


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