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jmako25

10:04AM | 07/09/07
Member Since: 07/08/07
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Can anyone tell me how to estimate the overage when siding a wall @ 45 degrees? I'm using shiplap planking to finish the walls of my basement. Instead of running the planks horizontally, I'm running them at a 45 degree angle, on a few of the walls. I've calculated out the cost of the materials if I ran all boards horizontally around the room. But I know there's a formula out there that will tell me how much extra to factor in if I'm running them at 45 degrees. I "thought" it was something like add an additional 10%, but I'm not sure. Does anyone know ? Thanks !


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