Getting ready to frame the roof, double 1 3/4 x 16 LVL structural ridge, 2×10 rafters with 10/12 pitch to 4′ knee wall. Do I need rafter hangers? The Boise book shows hangers and straps tying one side to the other, but that’s with tji rafters . Does it make a difference with solid lumber? There will be ceiling joists continuous at 6′-6″ down from the ridge, parallel to the rafters. This western Mass. 40 lb. live load. Thanks for input.
Drawing a full-scale picture on a scrap of plywood can help get the ridge looking straight.
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