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CARP 040I - Basic Roof Framing

Unit(s): 1.50

Prerequisite:State Indentured Carpenter Union Apprentice; CARP 040A; CARP 040B

This course is designed to meet the needs of indentured apprentices with the State of California who are interested in the carpentry industry. The course is an introduction to basic gable roof framing, including terminology, characteristics, and construction methods. Students interpret print views and drawing elevations for job planning, and also to determine rafter systems and layout details. Basic rise, run, rafter angles, and length calculations are practiced. Framed wall construction is undertaken to facilitate the gable roof assembly techniques and installation procedures that are the focus of the course.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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