The timber forming the ridge of a roof, into which the rafters are secured.
The horizontal beam at the ridge of a roof, to which rafters are attached.
The highest log in the building. It is a special purlin right at the very peak of the roof.
The horizontal timber or beam at the ridge of a roof against which the upper ends of the rafters are set.
a beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters
highest horizontal timber in peaked root to which rafters are nailed; ridge beam.