Rafters 12 X 16 Shed

Rafters 12 X 16 Shed

by Andy

(Ellicott City, MD)

I’m building a 16 X 12 ft shed. I want to use a ridge board and want to know if I should use 2×4’s or 2×6 rafters? Thanks!

Rick (Moderator)
To be on the safe side I would use 2 X 6s.
I see you live in Maryland so snow load is a concern.
Please let me know if you have any more questions.

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