porch roof rafters

Old 06-30-01, 06:25 PM
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I would like to know how to make a birdcut in the rafter going to the sideheader?
Old 07-01-01, 09:44 AM
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have read your post several times i think you want to know how to cut a birdsmouth for your top plate?the way we do it, i know y'all there is a mathematical way but this is fast and easy, set your 2x whatever on your plate where it goes mark it measure up an inch,out 3 1/2 make an angle.cut it out try it if it fits right use that for your pattern

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