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DangerMouse 10-29-2008 11:57 AM

perplexing soffit corner
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how would you guys go about finishing up this soffit end? do i need a wedge shaped triangle of soffit supported at the end somehow? or should i do it like i did in the background shed when i do the siding? i thought that looked strange, but hey, it's just a shed and no soffits either... the next f-channel to go up to the peak will be about four inches higher than the one there already, leaving me a big gap to deal with. any pics how someone else has handled this would be appreciated. i'm confused... but what else is new?



my5sons 10-29-2008 12:08 PM

This should help. I had the same question months ago.
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DangerMouse 10-29-2008 12:34 PM

that did not help. it only showed how to do it if the soffit is slanted, not flat like mine. but thank you for the effort! =o) how's YOUR project going?


buletbob 10-29-2008 12:45 PM

get your self a 2x8 or 2x10 cut it about 30" long. put it against the bottom of the rafter against the fascia board. take a level and level a horizontal line from the fascia back to the house. when your about 4" past the house corner make a plumb mark up. cut these two marks and install with nails and a block back towards the house. this would be called a pork chop.BOB

DangerMouse 10-29-2008 12:57 PM

having a hard time imagining what you mean bob, you got a pic or two? (i KNEW it had to be called SOMEthing!)


buletbob 10-29-2008 01:00 PM

I tried sending the picture but wont down load, I'll try photo bucket. BOB

buletbob 10-29-2008 01:14 PM

I hope this helps BOB

DangerMouse 10-29-2008 01:21 PM

ok, mine is the first one.... what do i use to cover the exposed wood when done? vinyl or alum.?


buletbob 10-29-2008 01:25 PM

Bend alum.

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