- Program: Carpentry
- Course: Rafter Framing
- Course #: CARP1150
- Total Credits: 3
Course DescriptionThis course is designed to provide the opportunity for students to layout, cut and install rafters. Projects may include a full scale roof, a shed roof, Cape Cod dormers and snub gables.
Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.
Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).
The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Distinguish roof terminology and components
Read roof framing plan
Calculate rafter lengths
Identify uses of a dormer
Determine dormer framing methods
Layout dormer rafters
- Lecture: 1
- Lab: 2
MnTC Goal: 0
- Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
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