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The beams and rafters
Cut the two beams 6000mm (20ft) long with 45° miters each end and then clamp them in place to the posts so that the tops of the beams are Being even with. with the tops of the posts and protrude past both the front and rear posts by 300mm (12″).
Drill and A metal rod that has a head on one end and threads on the other and is used to fasten together lumber. The most common bolts used or referred to in projects within this website are coach/carriage bolts and hex bolts. the beams to the posts with 12mm (1/2′) Covered with a protective coating of zinc. bolts, (two at each meeting).
Cut the two end rafters 3000mm long with 45° miters each end and To secure with nails or screws. them in place to the beams with 75mm (3″) Galvanized nails and then with Galvanized angle brackets, each bracket fixed with four 12mm (1/2″) Galvanized bolts, two through the A supporting member. and two through the Structural member of a roof that supports the roof load and runs from the ridge to the top of the side walls.. (See diagram).
Cut the six intermediate rafters 2900mm (9′ 8″) long and fix them in place to the beams with Galvanized metal One of a series of parallel members used to support the floor. Part of the framing that provides the structure for a floor. hangers. Space the rafters at 900mm (3ft) centres (See CENTERS, On center; (See CENTERS)). Refer to the plan.
Finish off with a Running the length of the building. row of Blocks, see Block. down the middle in between the rafters.