Roof framing

Explore innovative roof framing techniques and designs to enhance the structural integrity and aesthetic appeal of your construction project. Get inspired and start planning your next roofing project today.
Common roofing terms, from the book How Your House Works Gable Roof Design, Roof Truss Design, Framing Construction, Roof Shapes, Timber Roof, Plumbing Installation, Roof Construction, Framing Techniques, Building Roof

Here is a closer look at common roofing terms. Roof framing involves a lexicon all its own. Includes illustrations that show roofs have hip rafters, ridge boards, jack rafters, and more. When repairing or replacing a roof, it pays to be familiar with these terms.