Rafter Tails Info
Wooden Rafter Tails are an excellent addition to the outside of the home and are also used in large commercial projects to add architectural interest and detail. These handcrafted pieces also look great in free-standing structures such as gazebos and pergolas and are a perfect way to dress up porches and entrances. Made of Western Red Cedar, our architectural elements have a natural look and feel that will add unrivaled character to your building project. For more than a decade, Pro Wood Market has been a nationwide industry leader bringing innovative and affordable new products to the cedar architectural market every year that are purposeful and relevant to our customer's needs. We have many ways to help you whether you are an architect and need help with a design for the next project, a builder/contractor requiring hundreds of pieces on short notice, or a homeowner needing only one corbel for a kitchen countertop. Please call our knowledgeable customer support if you have any questions about our products, would like to place an order, or to discuss your current or upcoming project. We are here to help!
A lookout, lookout rafter or roof outlooker is a wooden joist that extends in cantilever out from the exterior wall (or wall plate) of a building, supporting the roof sheathing and providing a nailing surface for the fascia boards. When not exposed, it serves to fasten the finish materials of the eaves.