Valley rafter

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(Arch.) the rafter which supports the valley.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The water on this valley rafter appears higher on the roof, then runs down the rafter several feet before dripping down through the insulation and onto the ceiling below.
Measure the length of the valley rafters (Photo 9) and cut them using Figure C as an angle guide.
For the two valley rafters, use the same dimension for the "plumb" side but extend the "level" side to 17 in.
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