ledger plate

ledger plate

1. Same as ledger strip.
2. Same as ledger, 1.
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Use of a ledger plate provides an adequate anchor for structures that can be attached to a building.
Using a ledger plate requires preparation of the building where the ledger is to be installed.
If the deck is connected to a building, install a ledger plate at the correct location and elevation.
The ledger plate functions as a rim joist and the position of all structural members must be set in accordance with this stringline.
If no ledger plate is used, mark the desired finish floor elevation on one post.
Platform framing also begins with the placement of ledger plate and posts for the deck.
If the roof is to be installed flush to a building wall, follow the instructions provided in Chapter 29 for attaching a ledger plate.
Rafters can be supported directly on a ledger plate or hung from an eave as described in the previous section.