Small Wood Cabin – Step 5: Setting the rafters

Have you ever wanted to build yourself a small wood cabin or log cabin? Give yourself that sense of accomplishment and joy that you completed it. Well we found just the project for you. This cabin is actually quite simple to do and doesn’t require a lot of money as well. Sounds too good to be true? Here are the steps required to build this beautiful small wood cabin!

Small Cabin - Step 5: Setting the rafters

Small Cabin - Step 5: Setting the rafters

Small Cabin - Step 5: Setting the rafters

Small Cabin - Step 5: Setting the rafters

Small Cabin - Step 5: Setting the rafters

1st picture: shows the rafters being set next.

2nd picture: shows the rafters on and the starting of the purlins being put on the top of the rafters for roof support. This is what the metal roofing is screwed to.

3rd picture: shows the tails all cut to 9 inches long and shows the steel roofing over hanging the roof by 2 inches to support the facia boards.

4th and 5th pictures: show the roofing installed.

Next – Step 6


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