Problem: Revit ‘Roof: Gutter’ tool only works on horizontal edges. How do I model a gutter on a sloping roof edge? For example a skillion roof with a 45 degree edge.
Applies to: Revit 2014. but probably applies to all previous versions too.
Solution: Use ‘Model In-Place’ with a sweep and use “Pick 3D Edges”.
|Step 2: Architecture Ribbon > Component > Model In-Place|
|Step 3: Select ‘Roofs’ category|
|Step 4: Type ‘Gutter’|
|Step 5: Create Ribbon > Sweep|
|Step 6: Modify Sweep Ribbon > Pick Path|
|Step 7: Modify Sweep Ribbon > Pick Path > Pick 3D Edges|
|Step 8: Pick the edge of your roof where gutter to be located|
|Step 9: Click green tick|
|Step 10: Modify Sweep Ribbon > Select Profile|
|Step 11: Modify Sweep Ribbon > Select Profile > Pick your gutter profile. Download the profiles used in this tutorial; Lysaght 150 half round gutter profiles.zip|
|Step 12: Adjust the X and Y position to suite. Use flip button to get the gutter showing the correct way up|
|Step 13: Click green tick|
Step 14: Click green tick to finish model