Fixing requirements for dummy rafters under NZS 3604

Issue 52 – August 2013

The fixing requirements for dummy rafters are given in NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings.

  • Figure 10.19 – note that the skew nails shown in Figure 10.19 are a carry-over from the 1999 version of NZS 3604 and are no longer an option in Table 10.13.
  • Figure 10.20 for cross-section details.
  • Table 10.13 for fixing requirements.

Summarised from BRANZ Guideline, August 2013.

Published in building.

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