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Creeper rafter full scale cutting template

Roof Angle
Creeper Thick
Angle

Creeper Rafter Plumb and Side Cuts


Circular Saw Bevel Setting Hip and Creeper Side Cut Settings If you're using a circular Saw or Compound Miter Saw, set blade bevel angle to 45° for correct Creeper and Hip side angles.
With a 45° bevel on the saw, cutting at the plumb cut angle of ° will produce the correct creeper side angle of °



It can be difficult to visualize rafter plumb and side cut angles and how the rafters all fit together.

To make it easier, before you start to measure, mark and cut, print these templates, fold over some scrap wood (same size as rafters) and cut through the paper to form the correct plumb and side cuts.

You can now see how each piece fits together to form the correct angles.
You can also use the test piece to set your compound miter saw.

If you use the Template buttons on the Hip Roof Framing Calculator pages, these rafter templates will open with the correct dimensions from the current calculation.

Guide Only Ensure your printer scale is set to 100%. (Not 'Shrink To Fit')
Select 'Print Preview' where possible, and decrease printer page margins to better fit larger templates on a single page.
Set Page Orientation to 'Landscape' to better fit image on page. More Print to Scale Help






DON'T BREATH THE DUST If you're cutting blocks, concrete, stone or ANYTHING and there's DUST - DON'T TAKE THE RISK
Don't cut it, or cut it wet so there's NO DUST - Silicosis Sucks
And if you're cutting wet, wear a mask - theres dust in the spray mist too!

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