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What is a Hip Rafter in Carpentry Terms?

These are the main support beams used to hold up a normal roof. They tend to be placed at 45° angles meeting somewhere perpendicularly with the common raptors for maximum support.

by Margaret Walker on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 08:02

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