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Purlin Beam Pocket Detail

Timbered Purlin Wall Pocket Detail

Often, due to budget requirements or floor plan arrangement some timbers will need to sit on  conventionally framed walls; this is very common and called hybrid construction.  In this timbered purlin wall Pocket detail a timbered purlin bears on a 2×6 wall and is covered with an 8 ¼” Structural Insulated Panel and ¾” tongue […]

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Witches Hat Roof Detail

Witches Hat Rafter Detail

Often folks want to add a bit of style to their roof line by adding another roof pitch to the equation, called a witches hat roof, it incorporates a witches hat rafter  (also called a broke back rafter) to achieve this look. This example uses an LVL spline and some pegs to hold the two rafters together.  Then a couple of […]

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