One of the most important details on a roof is the rake, the sloping edge along the end wall of a gable, shed, or gambrel roof.
Q: I want to insulate and drywall the attic in a house with a gambrel roof. I want to use unfaced fiberglass insulation and cover it with 6-mil plastic and…
Site-built trusses are a speedy way to frame this traditional barn-shaped roof.
Q: I want to build a shed with a gambrel roof, but I’m not sure how to frame and cap the section where the roof changes planes. Can you shed some…
A modest renovation transforms hodgepodge of revival styles into a coherent shingle-style design.
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