Robin is working on an extension, so we thought we’d shadow him for the day and see how he creates a pitched roof, or semi-pitched roof leading up to a flat roof that some viewers might recognise.

This pitched roof construction tutorial is brought to you by HiKOKI Powertools, which we used extensively on this project. Thanks HiKOKI!

Tools used in this video:

• Hikoki C3607DA Cordless Circular Saw

• Hikoki DV36DAX 36v Combi Drill

• Hikoki NR1890DC 18v Cordless Nailer

• Hikoki G3612DA 36v Angle Grinder

• Hikoki WH36DB 36v Impact Driver

• Hikoki CR36DA 36V Reciprocating Saw

• Hikoki C3610DRA 36V Compound Mitre Saw

• Hikoki WH36DB Cordless Impact Driver

Coming soon to Skill Builder, Robin looks at pitched roof types including mono pitched roof, single pitched roof, double pitched roof and a pitched roof extension.

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THE DRY INSTALLATION of Curved roof tiles (without mortar) has been performed in the showroom of Tejas Borja (Valencia), on a structure of wood at a height of 1.5-2 meters.

1st part: A double batten system applied for fitting of the roof tiles with Celler 50×21 and Step Celler 50×21 Curved roofing tiles. The finishing is Centenaria Ground. All accessories and roof components included for solving a 3 way pitched roof.

2nd part: Installation system on sheet for roof tiles Celler 50×21 Curved roofing tiles. The finishing is Lamalou. All accessories and roof components included for solving a 2 way pitched roof.

How to Build a Pitched Roof – Carpentry Training

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  • adammumm

    Just subscribed. Easily the best English builder on youtube. I'm building a shed in my garden and this is exactly what I needed. Can you share your formula for calculating rafter length and measurements etc from desired pitch. A lot of videos are american and imperial measurements. Thanks for this video. Amazing!

  • Koffi Banan

    Oh and lets not forget the camerawork/editing here, it's not easy to convey a project like this. Telling the story, showing how it's done and keeping it entertaining, while remaining focused and not too longwinded.
    There are plenty of examples how not to do it, but this is pure class!
    edit: yea, watched it yet again 🙂

  • Koffi Banan

    Wow, this video took me over an hour to watch, had to pause and rewind a lot, but in the end it alle made sense, and I even understood the 'stepping off' 🙂
    Great video, fabulous craftmanship and please do a more in depth video on framing- and speed squares (not involving the weird american imperial system, there are a ton of videos on that already).
    Thanks guys! All the best

  • paul britnell

    When setting up your guide on the roofing square how did you know it was exactly 35 degrees? Was it off the line you drew earlier on the timber?

  • steved6472

    I’m a plasterer and he lost me about a minute in. Very clever guy. Too much mathematics for me I’ll stick to spreading shit. Great work thanks I enjoyed the video

  • Will Parker

    Hi, I have 2 questions, 1, how can I work out the angle of my ridge cut/plumb cut, using the method of measuring my run and rise. Where is my rise measure to? The top of my ridge? Or the bottom? If the run is measured from the inside of the wall plate, this would be where the bottom of the rafter meets the wall plate, so should the rise be measured to where the bottom of the rafter meets the ridge. But I don’t know that point, until I know the angle. Please help!
    2. How can you tie in 2 pitches at a valley, when each pitch is using different width rafters.

  • Simon Short

    Hello mate I think I know you from years back are you the fella that put nails in another chippys sandwicheshe bit in to them and he went mad swung a hammer and hit his own leg ,good vid btw

  • Terry Priestley

    Robin this may be a silly question but how come you didn't fix the plate to the edge of the steal, to save cutting two birds mouths the the rafters.
    Would this not work?