Rafter tail

Rafter tail

Portion of a rafter that projects beyond the exterior wall to support the eaves
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rafter tail

The part of a rafter which overhangs the wall.
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Select your straightest piece to start flush with the ends of the rafter tail extensions.
17 TRANSFER the rafter tail length from the house rafter to the outermost rafter and snap a chalk line to that mark.
Cut your lower rafters (K1) and screw curved rafter tail buildups (K2) to the ends of the lower rafter.
You can use the Speed square to mark an angle, such as when cutting a rafter tail, by holding the pivot point against the board.
The Arts & Crafts inspired Craftsman bungalow will enjoy its first year on the tour and is replete with features, such as exposed rafter tails and decorative window trim.
On the front of the roof edges the original roof deck sheathing was cut back flush with the wall and the fully adhered membrane folded down around the rafter tails to catch the wall water control layer and air control layer.
Remember to rip a slight bevel on the lower edge of the subfascia (Figure G, online) so the soffit boards will fit tight to the rafter tails. To prevent the 8-ft.
The rooftree, and the rafters slanting down from it, projected their clean Douglas fir a few inches beyond the roof itself, and where the rafter tails overhung the garden Mark shaped their ends in a delicate curve.
Then install vented soffit in the eaves to cover the rafter tails, and fiberglass screen over the roof vents to deny the insects a place to nest.
With their deep covered porches, strapped windows, and exposed rafter tails, the new townhomes adhere to the same vernacular as their older neighbors.
Rafter tails or any other framing visible in this gap gets spray-painted black.