Larry Haun shows how to build the roof of a basic 1,600-square-foot house starting from the top of the walls through installing the lookouts and purlins. In this video you'll see how to:
- Distribute and nail ceiling joists
- Mark out and cut rafters
- Nail the ridge and rafters
- Cut and install the gable studs
- Support a cathedral ceiling
Larry Haun is a master framer with more than four decades of experience.
Every classic Fine Homebuilding video takes you right to the job site with an expert. You'll see firsthand exactly how to do the work-the tools, the techniques, and the subtle rhythms of each process. Now reissued in a downloadable format, this timeless information is more accessible.