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Old 03-12-2010, 06:43 PM   #1
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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

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

http://www.mts.net/~sabanski/pavilio...ion_design.htm

http://www.sbebuilders.com/octagon/

http://chestofbooks.com/home-improve...Miter-Cut.html

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