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Sunroom on the deck part 5

Sunroom deck construction 14
Sunroom deck construction 14

Spent part of the morning putting up the rafters and installing some of the uprights. Nursing a sore left elbow, not sure how that happened. Slowed up by that and the drill’s battery needing recharge every hour (only have one). Its all coming together pretty good. Did some quick measures for the glass roof. Gonna need 6 sheets of approximately 22 x 111 inches.

 

 

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Sunroom glass installation design

Sunroom Sketchup drawing 10
Sunroom Sketchup drawing 10

Earlier I talked about designing the sunroom with Sketchup software. I plan to span the 2×6 rafter 24 on center and the rafter are approximately 111 3/4 inches long. There will have to be blocking put in place, one for sure, possible 2 per rafter, to prevent the rafters from warping in the sunshine.

 

 

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