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  1. HELP APPRECIATED!! Vaulting our ceiling - HIP roof, not clear to me!

    Building & Construction
    Hello helpful and knowledgeable DIY people! Please read on. We reeeally want to vault at least in our living room. We are also taking out a wall that is load bearing. We understand the need for a header where we take out the wall. The confusing parts for me come with our beams in the attic...
  2. Hip rafter connection details

    Building & Construction
    I've been building a small addition to the top of my sunroom and I've come to the point where I'm starting to build the roof. The house has a hip main roof and the builders in 1925 just loaded it up with nails. Is that still an acceptable method of attachment? Does anyone have an illustration...
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