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Roof Framer’s Bible: Complete Pocket Reference to Roof Framing

Roof Framer's Bible has roof framing tables for hip rafters, gable roofs and more

Roof Framer’s Bible: Complete Pocket Reference to Roof Framing

Price: $26.95

Product Code: 9780964335431

ISBN: 9780964335431

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Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Craftsman

68 different pitch combinations of “bastard” hip roofs at your fingertips. Don’t curse the architect – let this book make you an accomplished master of irregular pitched roof systems. You’ll be the envy of your crew, and irregular or “bastard” roofs will be under your command. This rare pocket-sized book comes hardbound with a cloth marker like a true bible. 216 pp.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction to Roof Framing
    • Using the Tables on Gable Roof
    • Using the tables on Regular Hip Roof
    • Pitch and Hip Rafter
    • Finding Jack Rafter Lengths
    • Backing the Hip Rafter
    • Roof Sheathing Cuts
    • Fascia Cuts for Square Cut Rafter Trails
  • Introduction to Irregular or “Bastard” Hip Roof
    • Using the Tables on Irregular Hip Roof
    • Hip Backing and Hip Drop on “Bastard” Hips
    • Hip Rafter Cheek Cuts
  • Rafter Tables for Regular Equal Pitch Roofs
    • 3/12 thru 16/12
  • Rafter Tables for Regular Hip Roofs - (NON 45º)
    • 4/12 - 5/12 thru 4/12 - 12/12
    • 5/12 - 6/12 thru 5/12 - 13/12
    • 6/12 - 7/12 thru 6/12 - 14/12
    • 7/12 - 8/12 thru 7/12 - 15/12
    • 8/12 - 9/12 thru 8/12 - 16/12
    • 9/12 - 10/12 thru 9/12 - 16/12
    • 10/12 - 11/12 thru 10/12 - 16/12
    • 11/12 - 12/12 thru 11/12 - 16/12
    • 12/12 - 13/12 thru 12/12 - 16/12
    • 13/12 - 14/12 thru 13/12 - 16/12
    • 14/12 - 15/12 thru 14/12 - 16/12
    • 15/12 - 16/12 thru 15/12 - 16/12
    • Framing and Polygon Roof
    • Framing and Bay Window Roof
  • Rafter Tables for Polygon Roofs
    • 5 Sided Pentagon
    • 6 Sided Hexagon
    • 8 Sided Octagon
    • 10 Sided - Decagon
    • 12 Sided - Dodecagon
    • Drawing an Ellipse
    • Finding the Radius of an Arch
    • Framing a Roof with a Non-Centered Ridge
    • Universal Formulas and Helpful Math
    • Basic Trigonometry
  • Appendix

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