That’s all 16 rafters cut and ready for the log store roof. Need a few hours to get this constructed, nail on the sarking and cover with a roofing felt.
The window in my garage was rotten after years of prevailing wind and rain.
A kind friend made me a new frame and I fitted it recently. Just getting some gloss on it tonight.
I’m putting up a new log store in the back garden, and I want it to have a nice pitched roof, rather than a boring single sloped affair. It took me about a week to work out how to design the rafters.
One of the best tutorials I saw for cutting a rafter was here from ThisIsCarpentry:
So I needed a tool to measure angles, but couldn’t find a framer’s square like our friend in the video. I got one of these instead: