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  1. Roofing/Siding
    I have searched the forum and found a similar post but not an answer. I am planning a 16x16 1 story screened porch and it will be attached to my 2 story vinyl sided house. I am using a gable roof where rafters run parallel to house with a ridge board. I will be using either collar ties or joists...
  2. Building & Construction
    First time poster here so take it easy on me :biggrin2: I live in an old colonial with exposed beams in the main part of the house. To keep in line with that look, I put false beams exposed in the loft we are renovating. My wife wants a shiplap ceiling painted white and thought an exposed...
  3. Building & Construction
    I need to get a 24' ridge board for some rafter framing. The rafters are 2x6's and the roof is a standard gable. Please note that I'm talking about a ridge "board" and not a ridge "beam". In other words, the board is just something for the rafters to be nailed to and it won't be load bearing...
  4. Building & Construction
    I've got a roof frame 84" high, 175" long, and 240" wide made of W trusses. I'd like to replace it with a stick roof frame by carrying the boards up there and nailing them into place. More specifically: the 240" width has a load bearing dividing wall (it is two rooms underneath) such that the...
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