Reciprocal roof video: removing the charlie stick, the final step

by ziggy on September 20, 2008 -- 0 comments -- Follow

Here is the only video footage that I had captured of the second reciprocal roof frame construction. This is the final step, after removing the support braces from the ‘charlie stick’ (or temporary post): knocking charlie out of its support position.

As you might be able to see, the roof did not drop at all, since the construction was very tight. We actually had to pry the last rafter into position, which pretty much guaranteed that the frame would not settle once the charlie stick was removed.

Here’s the video clip (be prepared to tilt your head!):

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