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Rafter Length Manual

Benjamin E. Williams

Rafter Length Manual

exact rafter lengths for every roof span and rise

by Benjamin E. Williams

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Published by Craftsman Book Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8296999M
    ISBN 100910460671
    ISBN 109780910460675
    OCLC/WorldCa18447297

    The Speed ® Square includes the Swanson ® Blue Book of Rafter Length and Roof Construction and also features markings for using the Swanson ® One-Number ® Method of rafter layout. The Swanson ® Speed ® Square is our most popular product and remains the most trusted square of its kind. This is our Ultimate Roof & Rafter Guide for people designing and building an off grid cabin or tiny home. Discover the pros and cons to multiple roof designs. Learn the #1 rafter design that will guarantee your roof that is safe and strong for years to come.

    Length or Degree based on entered Diameter and Arc Degree or Length (e.g., if Arc Degree is entered, it will calculate Arc Length, and vice versa). Right Triangle/Roof Framing Keys p Pitch Key— This key is used to enter or calculate the Pitch (Slope) of a roof (or Right Triangle). Pitch is the amount of “Rise” over 12 Inches of “Run. with same edge of rafter as pivot point. Keep pivot point tight against edge of rafter. Start your mark at pivot point, marking along top edge of square. See drawing in front of book. This gives the top plumb cut, to fit against ridge. M easure the rafter length along top edge of rafter.

    swanson speed square blue book PDF may not make exciting reading, but swanson speed square blue book is packed with valuable instructions, information and warnings. We also have many ebooks and user guide is also related with swanson speed square blue book PDF, include: Sunbeam Bread Machine Manual , Tecumseh 11 Hp Engine, and many other. Rafter length 17'/16" Plancer cut 41/2" Seat cut Building line /16" 51/8" heel stand 51/2" 71/2" 11'-0" Figure hip rafter has a unit run of 17 inches, and double-cheek cuts at the ridge and tail. It is cut from wider dimension stock, so the tail must be ripped down to match the width of the.


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Rafter Length Manual by Benjamin E. Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Complete Instruction Book and Rafter Length Tables © NorthPointe Executive Drive Huntersville, NC - U.S.A. GO-IRWIN C Guía de referencia IRWIN® para escuadras de viga Manual de instrucciones completo y tabla de File Size: 1MB. Rafter Length Manual: exact rafter lengths for every roof span and rise Paperback – June 1, by Benjamin E.

Williams (Author)Author: Benjamin E. Williams. Title: rafter book - page 1 Created Date: 2/24/ PM. Rafter Length Manual. Benjamin Williams.

Craftsman Book Company, - Rafter gages - pages. 0 Reviews. Complete rafter length tables and the "how to" of roof framing. Shows how to use the tables to find the actual length of common, hip, valley and jack rafters.

Explains how to measure, mark, cut and erect the rafters; find the drop of the. So, the rafter lengths m long - Easy. Adding the overhang onto the end of the rafters to fix the fascia boards to. To work out the second length of the rafter so that it runs past the brickwork and can have a fascia board fixed to it, we need to work out the overhang measurement.

Series: The Speed Square SWANSON'S BOOK OF RAFTER LENGTHS & ROOF CONSTRUCTION Paperback: 40 pages Publisher: Swanson Tool Co. () Language: English ASIN: BEVPU4G Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 1 customer rating Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5, in Books (See Top in Books) # in Actor & Entertainer BiographiesReviews: 1.

Rafter Length Formula: While making roofing for your house with the roof rafters, it is important to know the rafter length to make the roof seat perfectly on the rafter.

Given here are the formulae to calculate the length of a shed roof rafter to make your roofings stronger and look beautiful.

Calculate the length of a rafter from the roof slope ratio of inches per foot, and a building width measurement. Includes result for hip/valley factor, slope factor and the roof slope in degrees. If you add an eaves overhang dimension then the amount the rafter sticks passed the wall will be added to the rafter length.

The length of the rafter. The rise of the rafter. The run of the rafter. Height of the scaffold; Rafter Calculator Instructions. Enter the value for the roof width (outside to outside) in feet, inches, and fraction, inches and fraction, or use the inches box to enter a value in decimals if that is your preference.

Our roof rafter calculator tools are handy for calculating the number of rafters needed, rafter length calculator, lineal feet of rafter, board feed in ridge and sub-facia,and the total board feet in the roof.

Rise and Run means that a 6/12 pitch roof has 6" of rise (vertical) for each foot of run (horizontal). The Roof Framers Field Manual has every trick in the book.

I put every framing situation I could think of in this book. Then the formula for figuring the rafter length is the same as for the common rafter except is used as the unit run (instead of 12).

Details about exactly how to do this is in my book. reply; hip rafter calculation. Rafter Length Manual by Benjamin E. Williams, JuneCraftsman Book Co edition, Paperback in English.

How to use a framing square and its etched-on tables to figure out roof slope & rafter lengths. A carpenter's framing square includes some tables stamped right into the tool itself. This article explains how to make quick use of a framing square and its imprinted data to get some basic roof measurement data like roof pitch or slope, rafter lengths, and end cuts.

Roof Pitch Calculator Results Explained. Slope - The slope of a roof is represented as X/12, where X is the number of inches in rise for every 12 inches of is very useful information for many purposes, especially for roof framing - the slope, sometimes called pitch, is calibrated on speed squares.

Angle - The angle of a roof is the same as the roof's slope, except instead of being. Buy Rafter Length Manual by Benjamin Williams online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Rafter length manual by Benjamin Williams,Craftsman Book Co. edition, in EnglishPages: The Little “Blue Book” for Roof and Stairway Layout includes detailed instructions on how to use the Speed® Square and Big 12® Speed® Square using the “One Number Method”SM for roof layout. Rafter Length Manual by Benjamin Williams and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at found, use the tables in the back of this book to find the common rafter length.

In our example an 8 Inch Rise is used, therefore find the 8 Inch Rise table (on page 43) and go down the left hand column headed “Run” and locate 13'. To the right, read the column headed “Common Rafter” for the rafter length. For our rafter 5. Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Handbooks, manuals, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Williams, Benjamin.

Rafter length manual. Carlsbad, Calif. 12x6 inches. Length of rafter measures from A to B 13' 5 inches, as 'shown on fig.

13 and Hip or valley rafter for same roof to be marked with a square or bevel 6x and inches, length of rafter measures from A to B 18' 9 inches, as shown on fig. 14 and Rafter length manual. Solana Beach, CA: Craftsman Book Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Williams.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: # Craftsman Book Co.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n wdrs.The rafter tables on the standard framing square were developed at the turn of the last century and provide values to determine only 5 basic pieces of information: 1) length of common rafters, 2) length of hip and valley rafters, 3) the side cuts for the hip or valley and jacks rafters, 4) the difference in length for jack rafters.