24″ Overhang Outlooker Framing Question
I am drawing up some framing at my gable end and plan to use a drop gable truss. I spoke with an architect who said he likes a 3:1 ratio of inside to outside length but all the builders and the inspector say that 1:1 is fine. My overhang is 24″.
I have drawn 1:1 but how would one do 2:1 or even 3:1? I know I could order a drop Howe truss but I don’t know how the rafter tails would work at the corners if I had smaller Howe trusses. I have 100# snow loads in Idaho. I have attached a couple pictures. I know that joist hangers are used to support the interior ends of the outlookers. Wouldn’t the 1:1 ratio be stronger because there is more sheathing holding it to the adjacent trusses?
If I went 2:1, how would the rafter tail work at the drop Howe truss? 1:1 seems best to me. How would a pro approach this?
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