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close this bookCarpentry for Vocational Schools - A Teacher's handbook (GTZ, 252 p.)
close this folder13. ROOFING
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View the document13.1. Different roof shapes
View the document13.2. Technical terms of a roof
View the document13.3. Rafter and ridge roof
View the document13.4. Roof truss
View the document13.5. Diagonal roof bracing
View the document13.6. Roofing iron
View the document13.7. Laying of roofing iron
View the document13.8. Finishing a roof

13.8. Finishing a roof

a) Ridging or ridge cap: - The ridging or ridge cap covers the ridge at the top of the roof NOTE: the roofing iron and the ridge cap are nailed together to the batten.


b) Sisalation paper: - It is a aluminium coated paper which is used to stop the heat and cold from entering the house.

c) Fascia board: - The fascia board is the upright board fixed to the end of the rafters to carry the gutter.


d) Barge board: - The inclined timbers on the gable-ends which are fixed to the rafters and cover the ends of the roof timbers.

e) Gutter: - The gutter is a galvanised iron spouting and is fixed by means of brackets to the end of the rafters or to the fascia board.