Rafter tail

Rafter tail

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

rafter tail

The part of a rafter which overhangs the wall.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
Photo 2 shows how to use the Speed square to mark a 33-1/2 degree angle--the same as you would need on a rafter tail for a roof with an 8/12 pitch.
Demolish and replace all of the damaged interior/exterior (dry rotted) wood including, but not limited to; wood fascia, rafters, rafter tails, T1-11 siding, wood corner trim, roof sheeting, tongue and groove sheeting, and wood corner 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.
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.
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.
Wait until after you've nailed the 2x4 subfascia to the rafter tails to install the rafters that make up the front and back overhangs.
Outside, rafter tails align with window and door casings.