Download PDF version (300.2k) Log In or Register to view the full article as a PDF document.
Since I began writing for this magazine in October, 1985 (when it was New England Builder), the editors have published 82 of my columns. This month, they have graciously allowed me the opportunity to revisit my previous columns and bring them up to date where needed. Large Overhangs — May 1993 In this article, I recommended venting between a double layer of plywood on the roof to avoid conflicts between the framing and vent chutes at rake outrigger framing. I still recommend this, but it is obviously an expensive solution. You can cut costs by using OSB or another plywood substitute for the inner layer, as long as the strapping for the outer layer is nailed directly to the rafters. The simplest