The shortest distance between the outside edges of the outside wall plates of the side walls of a structure to
receive a gable roof, is 20 feet six inches. What would be the total fun in this situation? (Para 2-4f(1)(3))
Name the three principal structural members involved in framing a roof. (Para 2-5b)
When preparing to install conventional rafters in a gable roof, it is determined that many rafters have varying
amounts of crown or bow. How should these rafters be installed? (Para 2-6b(2))
The rafter table on the back of the blade of the carpenters framing square can be used to lay out rafter cuts.
Referring to figure 2-17, what is the length of rafter required if the building width is 24 feet, outside to
outside, and the run to rise is 12 to 6? (Para 2-6d(3))
When are collar beams used and what is their function? (Para 2-7)
Rafters form the upper chord of TO type trusses. What is their primary function? (Para 2-8b(l))
Rafters are often assembled into trusses instead of being put up singly. What is the principal advantage of
trussed rafters? (Para 2-8c)
Trussed rafters eliminate the need for one structural roof member essential when rafters are installed, singly.
What is this member called? (Para 2-8d)