How To Cut Roof Rafters Like A Professional
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When it comes to construction, roofing is perhaps one of the most complicated and involved projects of all.Beyond the carpentry aspect, roofing also involves complex math, so it's easy to feel a little intimidated by learning how to cut roof rafters.
In this guide, we'll break down everything you'll need to know to get you ready for the job.By the time you're finished reading, you should feel much more confident about cutting your rafters yourself.
What You'll Need When it comes to how to cut roof rafters, you'll only need a few tools to get the job done right.Circular saw (other saws do the job just find too, if you don't have a circular saw handy)Workbench (or saw horses)Roofing calculatorFraming squareStair gaugesSafety GogglesGlovesCarpenter's pencilStep I: Doing the Math The most critical step in cutting roof rafters is calculating the measurements for your cuts.
It can seem intimidating at first, but with a roofing calculator, you can make quick work of the mathematical portion of the job.If you don't have a roofing calculator, this roof rafter calculator will help you accurately take your measurements.
It's also particularly easy to use, and it's a good secondary tool to have handy, even if you have...