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Laying Out And Cutting The Rafter Birdsmouth

Mark the birdsmouth plumb line as shown on figure 39. Slide the framing square to the birds mouth plumb line so that the blade of the square intersects the point where the chalkline intersects the plumb line. Mark the horizontal line along the blade from the plumb line to the bottom of the rafter. Cut the birdsmouth.

                                                    Figure 39   The Rafter Birdsmouth Layout








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                                                                 Framing Gable Roofs Links

                                                     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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