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Anchor-bolt marker Tip: Anchor-bolt marker

Laying Out a Common Rafter

Laying out a common rafter

Cutting Floor Joists to Length
Video: Cutting Floor Joists to LengthOnline Membership Required

Snap a chalkline on the mudsills, and the measuring is done

Fast and Accurate Framing Cuts Without LinesOnline Membership Required

They didn't believe it, so I cut this one by eye and took out my square to see how close I came

A Different Approach to Rafter LayoutOnline Membership Required

Measuring along the bottom of the rafters and using a site-built jig simplify the process

Getting More out of Your Rafter SquareOnline Membership Required

If you understand the twelfth scale, your square becomes a durable calculator that never needs batteries

Squaring and Leveling Mudsills
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Squaring and Leveling MudsillsOnline Membership Required

If you assume the foundation is accurate, you may end up custom cutting each rafter and fussing with every miter in your trim

Framing Gable EndsOnline Membership Required

You can use a story pole and a level to lay out accurate cuts without a tape measure

Spacing deck boards
Tip: Spacing deck boards

Framer's layout tool
Tip: Framer's layout tool

Drill-bit depth gauge
Tip: Drill-bit depth gauge

Tip: Durable chalklines

Stringline anchor
Tip: Stringline anchor

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