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Pinpoint your rafter location with the Concise Designs patented rafter/stud finder.
This inexpensive rafter finder tool provides positive mechanical feedback to locate edge of a rafter with an accuracy of within 1/16th of an inch.
- Fewer penetrations to locate rafter for solar installations
- Ideal for composition roofing
- Made with corrosion-proof materials
- Download complete instructions here →
or follow the simple steps below.
How To Use RafterFinder™
Thump once, drill once, insert Rafter Finder, measure layout, and proceed with confidence.
|Step 1.||Place appropriate snap lines on roof to locate horizontal rails.|
|Step 2.||Thump roof for best estimate of center location of rafter.|
|Step 3.||Drill 5/32” dia. hole roughly 2” left of estimate.|
|Step 4.||Raise indicator and insert wire sensor into hole.|
|Step 5.||Feed wire sensor through hole and lower indicator.|
|Step 6.||Tip of wire sensor below roof is directly below tip of indicator above.|
|Step 7.||Rotate knob until wire stops at edge of rafter below. Indicator points to the exact rafter location.|
|Step 8.||Mark center of rafter with soapstone or 3/4“ tape from tip of indicator and mark snap line.|