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A roof-supporting member immediately beneath the roofing material.
One of a series of inclined members that support the sheathing to which a roof covering is fixed.
A rafter located at the junction of the sloping sides of a hip roof.
Any rafter shorter than the full length of the sloping roof, such as one beginning or ending at a hip or valley.
In a roof framing system, the rafter in the line of the valley; connects the ridge to the wall plate along the meeting line of two inclined sides of a roof that are perpendicular to each other.