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Old 10-26-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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How is the trusses connected to the rake beam this is a DIY project.

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Old 10-26-2012, 03:44 PM   #2
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your not providing nearly enough information.. what are you building,where, what material are you using

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what is a rake beam? inquiring minds need more information
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:45 PM   #4
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So glad I'm not the only one that had never heard of a "rake beam"
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I've heard of extended rakes, boat rakes, flush rakes, but never a rake beam ....
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http://books.google.com/books?id=bbW...20beam&f=false
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:24 PM   #7
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Sounds like a ridge beam.
Which is not used when you use trusses.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...ok+out+framing
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What's with the vague questions?
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Old 10-27-2012, 06:16 AM   #9
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I am guessing he means a diagonal truss meeting a horizontal beam? Aren't they normally mitre cut and connected with metal cleats?

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