This video is about how we go about cutting a 4x6 rafter tail for a pavilion that i building around my pool . enjoy Cutting Common Rafters How to Cut Decorative Ends on Pergola Joists
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The main beam of the pergola can be attached with bolts through the post, or with decorative post to beam brackets for an upgraded and classic design Pergola Rafter Tails There are many options available for custom pergola rafter tail cuts, from standard Napa or Craftsman to more decorative Windsor or Spartan.
Mark 141 long rafters, 10-1/2 in from ends on each end. Predrill four holes and attach two posts with 3-1/2 long exterior decking screws. Make sure the two posts are parallel at top and bottom when you attach rafters. NOTE: If cutting decorative tails on rafters see step 3 do this on sawhorses on the ground before attaching to pergola.
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Getting a jig saw to cut thick material at 90 degrees isn't easy. The blades always wander. Can you fake the tails? On a few pergolas I've built, I added the decorative tails to a ledger. This allowed me to work with short pieces and a combination of a hole saw in a drill press and the band saw.