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Framing a Gambrel Roof

Site-built trusses are a speedy way to frame this traditional barn-shaped roof

A Rhode Island builder shows how he built trusses for this classic roof shape right on the job site, simplifying a procedure that can be slow and cumbersome. The project architect briefly discusses the basics of gambrel roof design.

Framing a Gambrel Roof
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