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The rafter tails are not in alignment with each and every roof rafter. To keep an authentic historical look, space the rafters further apart than current framing codes allow. Older structures often had 20″, 24″ or greater spacing between framing members. Today’s conventional standard is 16″ o.c., which is a dead giveaway that it’s new construction. We want it to have the feeling of being old.