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  • Set the Gable or Dormer Roof in place.
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  • Trace the position
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  • Glue copper or other flashing to the roof, covering the tracing and at least 3/8" outside of the tracing
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  • Set the Gable Roof back in place.  Use a spacer to mark the flashing reveal
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  • Shingle to the mark.  Glue on the pre-cut shingle first and shingle away from it
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  • After the Gable Roof is shingled, glue it in place.  Make the flashing reveal even.
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  • Half flashing separates the shingles on the front roof from the shingles on the gable roof so the courses don't have to line up with each other.  It is useful when the Gable Roof can't be shingled in place because of obstructions, or when the roofs are at different angles
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  • These Roofs are at different angles and the shingle lines would not have lined up with each other.  With flashing, that doesn't matter.  This shot is also a nice detail of the "Boston Lap" method of finishing the shingles at the peak
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