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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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Hardware Timber Frame Spline Joint

Spline Joinery

It is often the case when you have two or more plates or beams coming together into a post to use  spline joinery in place of a tenon.  The thought process being, if you put a tenon on the end of both beams you risk taking too much “meat” out of the post that you create […]

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