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step 3Gambrel storage shed roof frame

[material/cut list] [step 1 Foundation] [step 2 Sidewalls] [step 3 Roof frame] [step 4 Front wall and door] [Step 5 Back wall and roof decking] [step 6 Trim] [step 7 Shingles and paint]


Rafter details


shed rafter


Material for 8x8 gambrel storage shed roof frame

  • 20- 2x4 x 36"- Rafters (22 1/2 degree each end)

  • 24- Gussets

storage shed roof frame

Cut all the material needed for the storage shed roof frame. Lay them on the floor or table.


Spread the bottom the same distance of the shed. (8 feet) Make sure the peak is in the center. Next nail a gusset where the rafters join. Use your first truss as a template to build the rest. MAKE SURE ALL YOUR TRUSS ARE EXACTLY THE SAME.

Place the truss over the wall studs and nail them



roof framing is now complete

Place the truss over the wall studs and nail them.


The roof framing is now complete. The next step will be building the front wall and the double door.


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