Stick Building A 12x12 Shed Roof. - Roofing/Siding - DIY Home Improvement | DIYChatroom


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Roofing/Siding

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-28-2011, 08:47 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Stick building a 12x12 shed roof.


My husband and I are building a 12x12 shed. With a roof pitch of 4 12. We have all boards (rafters) cut out, we went to start haging them and 1 side of rafters don't reach our center beam board. We measured them all, what can we be doing wrong? One side does and one doesn't meet the center board. We measured the width across the top of shed wall and it is 144 inches wide. Thanks for any info.

Advertisement

toogiggly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 08:48 PM   #2
Framing Contractor
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 1,101
Rewards Points: 514
Default

Stick building a 12x12 shed roof.


Post a picture. Obviously if only one side reaches, you cut them wrong. YOu may be able to save the lumber by making an adjustment.

Advertisement

sixeightten is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 09:19 PM   #3
KemoSabe
 
loneframer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 644
Rewards Points: 500
Default

Stick building a 12x12 shed roof.


Quote:
Originally Posted by toogiggly View Post
My husband and I are building a 12x12 shed. With a roof pitch of 4 12. We have all boards (rafters) cut out, we went to start haging them and 1 side of rafters don't reach our center beam board. We measured them all, what can we be doing wrong? One side does and one doesn't meet the center board. We measured the width across the top of shed wall and it is 144 inches wide. Thanks for any info.
My first guess is you have the ridge board too high. If you lower it with rafters attached to one side, by default, it will move closer to the rafters on the other side.

How did you establish the existing height of the ridge, as well as the length of the rafters?

Also, did you allow for the heel of the rafter? This is the distance from the seat cut of the birdsmouth to the top of the rafter, measured in a vertical line.
__________________
It's not that it took him an hour to make 100 bucks, it's that it didn't take you 10 hours to save 100 bucks.
loneframer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Some more shed building questions. lukabrazi Building & Construction 10 02-05-2011 09:02 PM
Shed Roof Questions jobondur Roofing/Siding 1 10-04-2010 11:52 AM
The moving Ice Dams after using a roof rake ?? Canufixit Roofing/Siding 9 02-05-2009 08:33 PM
Morning Pilgrims! Greenhorn looking for answers! - Need help building a Shed bazzbozz Building & Construction 3 11-11-2008 09:36 AM
Venting a shed roof with 2/12 slope atulc Roofing/Siding 5 08-25-2006 08:28 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts