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usc529 03-12-2010 05:43 PM

building a hexagon/octagon roof
ive built a 31x17 deck with a 12x12 octagon with only 6 post so that might make it a hexagon.what i need to now it how do i frame out the roof with it only having 6 post step by step easiest way to do it. the post are pressure treated 6x6 and are gonna be 8' off the deck surface all 6 post are 5' apart which makes the 2 front post about 10 ' apart im just trying to figure out how to do the framing since the post are so far apart in the front thanksssssssss

joed 03-12-2010 05:51 PM

Google is your friend.
I don't know about the six posts but here are some links to framing an octagon roof.

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