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After cutting my buddy's roof last week, I got talked into hanging around for a few days and helping frame it. We did not have an easy time with the barge rafters. Will some of you pros give us some tips as to how it should be done? We used 2x10s for the barges, and framed our gable wall so its top plates were on the right pitch and elevation to pick up 2x10 lookouts, which we placed at 36" centers. Our overhang is 2 feet. What are the good ways to ensure the gable plates are where they belong? Without building the Eiffel Tower, what are the easy ways to stage or scaffold for the work?