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Create Rafters for a Patio Roof

Start with the rafters when adding a roof to your patio or deck.

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Materials

  • galvanized lag screws
  • galvanized nails
  • galvanized steel joist hangers
  • ledger board
  • 2x6 boards
  • aluminum flashing

Tools

  • power drill
  • level
  • saw
  • carpenter's pencil
  • sawhorses
  • ladders
  • chalk line

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