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Framing a Roof Valley Framing a Roof Valley Online Membership Required

Do the math on a calculator so that you can concentrate on what's important: getting the rafters right

Framing a Dramatic DormerOnline Membership Required

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 Different Approach to Rafter LayoutOnline Membership Required

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

Simplified Valley FramingOnline Membership Required

Build one roof on top of the other and skip the valley rafters

Framing a Cross-Gable Roof
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Framing a Cross-Gable RoofOnline Membership Required

One good valley rafter supports another

Valley Framing for Unequally Pitched RoofsOnline Membership Required

An empirical method that works

Framing a Second-Story AdditionOnline Membership Required

A quartet of gables is linked by California-style valleys

Framing Doghouse Dormers
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Framing Doghouse DormersOnline Membership Required

Two ways to frame a basic gable dormer

Roof Framing RevisitedOnline Membership Required

A graphic way to lay out rafters without using tables

Roof Framing SimplifiedOnline Membership Required

This direct approach involves full-size layouts and stringing rafter lines

Double-beveled rafters
Tip: Double-beveled rafters

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