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Laying Out The Ceiling Joists

Mark the position of the second rafter centre at 400 mm (16 inches) o.c.as shown on figure 33. Measure back one-half of the rafter thickness, which is 19 mm (3/4 inches), and mark it with a line and an X. This will be the location of the first ceiling joist.

                                                    Figure 33   Ceiling Joist Layout                                                              






 
                                             
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                                                     1.Framing Gable Roofs: Roof Framing Is Based On The Pythagorean Theorem.
                                                     2.Framing Gable Roofs: Layout The Ceiling Joists.
                                                     3.Framing Gable Roofs: Cut The Ceiling Joist To The Slope Of The Rafter.
                                                     4.Framing Gable Roofs: Gable Roof Components.
                                                     5.Framing Gable Roofs: Calculate The Length Of A Common Rafter.
                                                     6.Framing Gable Roofs: Mark Plumb Lines For Ridge, Birdsmouth And Overhang.
                                                     7.Framing Gable Roofs: Adjust The Rafter To The Size Of The Ridge Board.
                                                     8.Framing Gable Roofs: Layout & Cut The Rafter Birdsmouth.
                                                     9.Framing Gable Roofs: Calculate Length Of The Rafter Overhang & Cut Excess.
                                                     10.Framing Gable Roofs: Layout The Collar Ties.
                                                     11.Framing Gable Roofs: Calculate The Gable End Stud Lengths & Adjustments.
                                                     12.Framing Gable Roofs: Calculate Gable End Stud Length By Ratio & Proportion.







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