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HoosierKettle

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My bbq area roof project.
« on: July 28, 2018, 04:50:52 PM »
Iím excited about this. Iíve been thinking about covering my area for a long time. Ive decided to use 4x4 treated posts, 2x6 cedar beams, 2x4 cedar rafters, 1x4 cedar horizontal slats to anchor the metal roofing and a 1x4 cedar horizontal privacy wall in the back. The picture is looking towards my neighbor. The roof will have a 1/12 pitch towards the neighbor and will co under the existing overhang by a foot. All sides of the the roof will have a 1í over hang. Itís 8í between posts but with the overhang will be 10x10 under roof. Not huge but along with the private wall will give a lot of shade and cover from the rain and snow. I wanted to cover the entire area but the wife didnít want to see a roof out of her kitchen window so thatís why itís only half the area. It will basically look like a cedar pergola with a slight pitch and metal roof. I have nine feet to the existing gutter so my front beam will still be above 8í. I really struggled with ideas. What do you guys think?  Does that sound like it will work?

Three posts are in and Iím anchoring one to the concrete. It will not be attached to the house. My overhang is funky so I didnít want to get into that. Iíll build a bar to incorporate the post on the concrete.




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Rub

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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2018, 09:11:56 PM »
You will love it. The main advice I can give is make it bigger than you think you need if you get the ok. Iíll take some pics of mine tomorrow and post them. Itís pretty similar in size you yours.


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2018, 05:34:49 AM »
Looks like a great start!
I'm working on mine too, the metal for the roofing should be here on Tuesday!
Keep us posted


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2018, 09:47:06 AM »
Hereís a few pics of mine. Itís a mess now but look past that part. 15íx15í at the corner posts. I have an architect friend who drew it up and made it legal to pass local codes. The last one is a pano, not sure how it will show here.



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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2018, 10:15:25 AM »
@Rub: Very cool! I like it!


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2018, 02:28:47 PM »
Very nice rub. Mine is smaller but I think we will enjoy it. Itís starting to take shape. @WNC take some pictures.




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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2018, 02:40:49 PM »

Very nice rub. Mine is smaller but I think we will enjoy it. Itís starting to take shape. @WNC take some pictures.




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Here's the one I've got so far.
It'll get a metal roof over the left side and then the regular pergola cross bits on the right



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HoosierKettle

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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2018, 03:24:07 PM »


Very nice rub. Mine is smaller but I think we will enjoy it. Itís starting to take shape. @WNC take some pictures.




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Here's the one I've got so far.
It'll get a metal roof over the left side and then the regular pergola cross bits on the right



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Nice!  I wish my house had a good spot to mount to like that. Thatís going to be really nice.  Itís a lot beefier than my design. Iím really testing the limits of what is minimally required. I was trying to save head room.


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2018, 03:47:23 PM »
Those are looking great guys. I like your cedar @HoosierKettle .
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HoosierKettle

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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2018, 03:53:14 PM »

Those are looking great guys. I like your cedar @HoosierKettle .

Iím 8í to the roof.  Should I avoid lighting a chimney under it or do you see any issues grilling there?


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #10 on: July 29, 2018, 04:14:20 PM »

With your metal roof and concrete slab you should be fine. One thing I did you might check out is to hang 2 fans up to blow the smoke out from under the roof. If you look closely on my pano shot you can see the one on the left. The other goes on the right but I took it down for something.


Those are looking great guys. I like your cedar @HoosierKettle .

Iím 8í to the roof.  Should I avoid lighting a chimney under it or do you see any issues grilling there?


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2018, 04:17:39 PM »


With your metal roof and concrete slab you should be fine. One thing I did you might check out is to hang 2 fans up to blow the smoke out from under the roof. If you look closely on my pano shot you can see the one on the left. The other goes on the right but I took it down for something.


Those are looking great guys. I like your cedar @HoosierKettle .

Iím 8í to the roof.  Should I avoid lighting a chimney under it or do you see any issues grilling there?


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I was already eyeballing similar fans at tractor supply [emoji106]


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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2018, 05:07:11 AM »
Wow @Rub that's awesome.

Good Luck @HoosierKettle and @WNC  !
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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2018, 02:14:43 PM »
Got the frame done.




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Re: My bbq area roof project.
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2018, 02:36:33 PM »
Nice! Thatís a fun project.


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