DIY ROOF: HOW TO INSTALL RAFTERS

May 28, 2018 admin 0

Possibly the most satisfiying part of the roof yet…. installing the rafters. Due to the width of the roof, we had to use 2 rafters rather than 1. Bottom rafter needed Bird’s Mouths cut so as to rest on the wall plate installed way back when. As long as you…

Capel Build #4 – Cutting the Roofing Timbers

February 12, 2018 admin 8

The Capel Build Part 4 – Cutting the Roofing Timbers In Part 3 we saw Robin getting the timbers together, in this next instalment we see him and his team get stuck into the post and beam construction. Roger really enjoys watching a craftsman at work and the gale force…

HOW TO INSTALL GUTTERS – A DIY GUIDE

February 25, 2017 admin 10

This week I show you how to tackle installing gutters on your house on your own using materials you can pick up from a big box store. DAP provided the sealant used in this video and is a sponsor of MrFixItDIY Visit the Website: SUBSCRIBE: WATCH MORE MR. FIX IT:…

Bending the rule: chalk line division (for roofing)

June 5, 2014 admin 15

Brevity is the soul of- well, I mean- brevity is good, so I may be doing some more fast-paced, short & sweet ones, should you like ’em. Let me know. EDIT: forget that last part, about taking what you like into consideration. Hey, nothing personal, it’s just that if I…