Rafter plate

Rafter plate

A plate that supports the lower end of rafters and to which they are fixed.

rafter plate

A plate, 2 which supports the lower end of rafters and to which they are fixed.
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The side rafter plates were then slipped in place over the ends of the sidewall stud tenons and the corner post tenons (Fig.
The ridge rafter beam along with the side rafter plates were extended beyond the front and back plates in order to support fly rafters needed to provide an overhang for the front and back of the structure (Fig.
The front and back top plates along with the tie beam provide resistance to lateral forces applied to the walls by the side rafter plates and also locate the position of the tops of the corner posts spatially in a side-to-side direction.