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    4K Club Member OBBob's Avatar
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    Default Rafters

    Hi All

    Any tips for getting uncoupled rafters right? Its obviously a case of cutting the angle at the top end to meet the ridge beam and then the birdsmouth to sit over the top plate ...

    It sort of looks easy to screw up, so any trade secrets appreciated.


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    Building Designer ausdesign's Avatar
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    Strzelecki Ranges Victoria


    Hancocks roofing book [the chippies bible pre roof trusses] or as we used to do - mark it out on the floor in life size scale to get the correct angles.
    Peter Clarkson


    This information is intended to provide general information only.
    It does not purport to be a comprehensive advice.

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