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What is the Stand, Height Above Plate or HAP in Carpentry Terms?

This refers to the additional length to which a rafter used in a framing sticks out past the outer edge of a building. A common example of this is in modern designer architectural homes or in the corners of a classic style log cabin.

by Margaret Walker on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 07:59

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