Adding a gable porch to a pitch roof
What you'll need to draw is hardpan connected to sono tubes connected to pressure treated posts with a bracket, aa35's, or such. Beams that will sit on post and connect to you walls be it a hanger or actually cutting in pockets for the beams to rest on. I would go with a 4x10 or better maybe a 6x10. As for rafters single ridge should suffice with collar ties. Rafter material should be 2x8 or better depending on the span I would go with x10 or x12 just to get get it to pass. Now for the decorative work go shopping and get some ideas of waht will match your house.
*Beams should be connected to posts with a bracket or strapping. Same with the pockets should be strapped horizontally nailing wall, beam, wall.
Last edited by JustaFramer; 08-09-2005 at 12:49 PM.