Step 8: Fit and Attach the Roof

Even though cedar is relatively soft wood, I like to pre-drill nail holes where fit is more critical and where a slippery glue surface could cause movement during nailing. Notice how the pieces fit. The outer vertical part of the rear pieces aligns closely with the edge of the bevel under the roof. Mark, drill, glue, and nail. 
A very clever and need instructable my friend... I love it. <br>Taking the opportunity I would love to wish you and your family Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. <br>Love &amp; Light <br>Stelios <br>
Thank you, Steli. A Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family, also.
My wife's been trying to get me to make something like this for a while. I really like the clean, simple, but rough look. Plus, the info in the intro was interesting. <br><br>Thanks Phil!
Thank you for looking. I got the rough sawn cedar at Home Depot some years ago. I have not checked, but I assume they still have it. One of these could be a nice surprise for her.

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