Re: Porch Rafters / Sundeck
Originally Posted by Barewolf
Id prefer that too martyh, but all the joist hangers ive seen are 90 degrees so the roof would have to be straight to use them, unless they make joist hangers that have a set angle so it can be screwed to the wall plate and the rafter can be angeld at a degree, Ie; 60.
If you set the long part of the hanger along the eave beam horizontally with the short 90 degree part facing out into the garden it will work as the eave and the rafter will be at 90 degrees to each other ,joist hangers don't have to be used vertically
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