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Framing a Dramatic Dormer

If doghouse dormers or shed dormers aren't dressy enough, A-dormers can add an exciting design note, and they're easier to seal against the elements

A steep-sloped alternative to shed or doghouse dormers, A-dormers are built in the same plane as the exterior wall of the house below it. Here the author describes how he frames an A-dormer on a house that has three of them.

Framing a Dramatic Dormer

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