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Skills and TechniquesRoofing | Site Work and Foundations

Home Parts and MaterialsRoofs | Floors and Coverings | Stairs | Walls

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Laying Out a Common Rafter Laying Out a Common Rafter

Laying out a common rafter

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

Stair-gauge straightedge
Tip: Stair-gauge straightedge

The Rafter SquareOnline Membership Required

Laying out a roof with this basic tool and a new generation of accessories

Build Like a Pro: Precision Stair Stringers
Video: Build Like a Pro: Precision Stair StringersOnline Membership Required

A method for laying out stair stringers using a construction calculator

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