How do you know how long to cut a rafter for your building project? Apply Pythagorean theorem to find your length and than use the trig functions to determine your pitch angle. Mr. C. Reviews the terminology on a rafter and goes over how to calculate the length of the rafter for the Model roof […]

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Today we are tackling a big beginner lesson, which is common rafter layout and cutting. Common rafters are the most ‘common’ type of rafter in construction, therefore, it’s the best place to start when you are learning roof framing. Without a doubt, the framing square is the best tool for rafter layout, but I thought […]

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How to setout a Pattern Rafter for a Hip Roof

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http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/home_additions/index.html Click on this link for more information about room additions, roof sheathing and house framing. Here are two different ways to install roof sheathing for a home addition and even for new home construction. One will provide you with a way to install the sheathing for an exposed rafter tail and the other for […]

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This tutorial shows how to calculate roof rafter dimensions and angles for intersecting roof planes as in shed or dormer roof applications. With this method using guide lines along with the measure tool and protractor tool you can calculate all the necessary dimensions and angles needed to layout any rafter of this type. Video Rating: […]

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http://roofframing101.com/members The Software that Calc’s It FOR YOU Before You Cut It! Have you ever struggled with how to build a roof or framing a Polygon Roof with multiple sides? Well not anymore! This software will give you everything you need with the push of a button. It makes framing house easy!

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http://roofframing101.com/members The Software that Calc’s It FOR YOU Before You Cut It! Have you ever struggled with how to build a roof or framing a Polygon Roof with multiple sides? Well not anymore! This software will give you everything you need with the push of a button. Framing house will be easy!

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http://www.roofcalc.org/roof-rafter-calculator/ Calculate Roof Rafters – cost, length and quantity. Excellent tool for builders / framers / roofers to calculate roof rafter length, cost and number of rafters needed for the job. Estimates cost of pine board and LVL boards (for rafters longer than 20 feet) Video Rating: / 5 Hip + Gable Roof Framing Calculator […]

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