This woodworking project was about building a shed roof. There must be equal number of rafters on each side and each couple must be placed in equal position so each two rafters form a roof frame. Make a collar tie for each pair of rafters. Make sure the trusses are equally spaced, leaving about 24” on canter between them. Use a spirit level to plumb the supports and to make sure the ridge board is horizontal, before driving in the 3” wood screws. Have a question about how to build or construct your shed roof? Before getting the job started, we strongly recommend you to check the local building codes, as there are cases in which these plans might not fit the legal requirements. How to build a simple roof for a shed The first step of the project is to build the rafters out of 2×4 lumber.
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Next you will need to assemble your trusses. Suppose the building is 12 feet wide â€“ then you should use a 14-foot-long 2 x 7 for your rafter. Composite trim saves you money and time right away. Level a 2×4 and screw it to the wall 2 in. below the window opening. Photo 14: Rout the back of the window trim Assemble the window frame with pocket screws, then rout a recess in the back for the acrylic sheet. Begin laying plywood from the bottom to the top, lapping the sheets so that the vertical joints are offset. Make sure you countersink the head of the screws and drill pilot holes, to prevent the wood from splitting. Make sure the 2×4 ridge is perfectly aligned with the peak of the wall. Top Tip: Install the shingles starting with the left bottom of the roof, after fitting the starting course.