Step 6: Attach new rafter

A rotted soffit is revitalized. «»
Clamp a 1-by backing board in place and screw the new rafter to it. Screw the rafter to the chimney cleat as well.
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    Tools List

    • flat prybar
      Flat bar
    • reciprocating saw
      Reciprocating saw
    • pneumatic finish nailer
      Nailer
    • drill
      Drill
    • adjustable clamp
      Clamp
    • 16-foot tape measure
      Tape measure

    Shopping List

    1. SEALANT
    for priming plywood replacement soffit

    2. GALVANIZED NAILS