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Gift Guide for Builders

Gift Guide for Builders

Here's a few gifts for the Builder on your list. $10-$$$$. All approved and used by Matt Risinger.

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A Tale of Two Pitches: Exploring Off-Angle Roof Framing

A Tale of Two Pitches: Exploring Off-Angle Roof Framing

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Explore framing complexities that result when roofs of two different pitches intersect. A SketchUp model helps clarify how various rafters and framing components are assembled in an "off angle" hip and valley configuration.

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How to Calculate Rafters for Intersecting Roof Planes the Easy Way

How to Calculate Rafters for Intersecting Roof Planes the Easy Way

Using SketchUp as a visual calculator can simplify rafter layout for intersecting roof planes. While common rafter layout is fairly quick and straightforward using a framing square and construction calculator watch this video to see how easy it is to layout a non-typical rafter.

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One Fine Old Smoothy

One Fine Old Smoothy

While passing through Oregon, it was fun to stop and browse through the antique shops. I found a dusty old plane sitting on a shelf with a price tag of $7.50 attached. Looked kind of promising even...

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