The horizontal cut made into a rafter so it will rest on the wall plate.
Cutting a section off of the end of a rafter equal to one-half of the thickness of the ridge board (the rafter on the other side of the ridge board receives a similar cut).
The rafter square is a perfect tool for rough carpentry work, deck building or any other project requiring 45 degrees and 90 degrees measuring or marking of boards and rafters. The rafter square is also useful as a saw guide and protractor.
Tables, often printed on a framing square, containing the data required to calculate angles and lengths of rafters for various roof types.
The portion of a rafter that extends past the building to form the eaves.
A rafter parallel to the gable end that projects out to form an overhang.
fabric scrap used to clean up, block openings, or hold messy items.
A sturdy, colorful rug handwoven from cotton scraps.
Rag, cotton, lint-free
A groove that is cut into the side of a vertical surface such as a wall or chimney that is used to insert a flashing element such as a reglet or counterflashing.