hip jack

hip jack

A jack rafter, one end of which terminates at the hip of a roof.
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SHOOTING FROM THE HIP Jack Dee, Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer and Ulrika Jonsson; IMMATURE Lucas
Framers pull the girder hip-trusses out of the pile, nail truss hangers onto them, and then install the hip jack trusses - including their lateral bracing.