From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Tue, 4 May 1999 12:28:20 -0400
You're right! I had the wrong mouth.
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)
Brad Smith wrote:
. > Roger Turk writes:
. > << or if the rafter has a fish-mouth cut into it so that a
. > horizontal bearing surface is present >>
. > I've always referred to as "bird-mouth cut" when bottom of sloping rafter
. > is cut horizontally to seat squarely on top of wall. Is this a local
. > vernacular or am I plain wrong? I practice in Los Angeles.
. > Brad Smith