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Inline Rafters Roof Kit (for 2x6 Wood Slats)

Original price Starting at $48
Original price $48
Starting at $38
Current price $38
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This pergola roof kit utilizes 2x6 insert brackets so you can insert a series of 2x6 slats between the 6x6 beams on either side of the pergola. The brackets are open at the top so the 2x6 wood slats can be inserted from above after you've secured the brackets to the existing beams. The end result is a series of 2x6 roof rafters that are inline and "flush" with the beams.

Bracket Features

  • 14-gauge steel (approximately 2 mm thick)
  • Laser-cut, bent and welded
  • Advanced weather coating technology to withstand extreme weather conditions
  • Pre-drilled holes for securing wood and accessories to bracket
  • Includes 1.5" pan (round) #12 self-tapping stainless steel wood screws (with accompanying hinged, black screw caps) for securing wood into bracket
  • Backed by a 5-year warranty
  • Wood not included

Span, Spacing & Brackets

The following table shows how many 2x6 rafter brackets are included (together with stainless steel screws & black screw covers) based on the span (4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 feet) and spacing option (far, medium or close spacing) you choose.

Span¹ Spacing² # of 6x6s # of Brackets
4 feet Far (24.5") 1 2
4 feet Medium (16.0") 2 4
4 feet Close (12.0") 3 6
6 feet Far (24.5") 2 4
6 feet Medium (18.0") 3 6
6 feet Close (12.0") 5
8 feet Far (24.5") 3
8 feet Medium (16.0") 5
8 feet Close (12.0") 7
10 feet Far (24.5") 4
10 feet Medium (17.5") 6
10 feet Close (12.0") 9
12 feet Far (24.0") 5
12 feet Medium (18.0") 7
12 feet Close (12.0") 11

¹ Span is the distance from outside edge to outside edge (including brackets) of the side of the pergola where the roof brackets will be attached.

² Spacing is approximate and denotes "on-center" spacing - i.e. the distance between the center point of one 2x6 to the center point of the next 2x6 (not the amount of space between the 2x6s).

Other Roof Kits for Pergolas with a 6x6 Frame

  • Traditional roof rafters kit - 2x6 roof rafters are attached above the beams (rather than inline with the beams) and can extend beyond the end of the beams to create overhangs

  • Angled shade purlins roof kit - 2x6 slats are inserted between the beams (inline) but are installed at a 45-degree angle (or another angle) to maximize shade

  • 6x6 inline rafters roof kit - 6x6 posts (rather than 2x6 slats) are inserted between the beams (inline)

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Wood Not Included

Wood is a) very expensive to ship and b) readily available to most people at local home improvement and building supply stores. By buying your wood locally, you also have more options on the exact type of wood you'd like that is appropriate for your area's climate.

Privacy Walls, Railings, Other Add-Ons

Roofs are just one type of pergola add-on we offer. You may also be interested in:

Privacy walls

Side railings

Corner supports

Fast, Free Shipping

All pergola kits and add-ons (such as a roof kit like this one) ship FREE to mainland USA from our warehouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Most orders arrive within 2-4 business days. See more shipping information here.

Assembly Information

Assembling a Zen Pergola is quite easy (even for novices) and only requires basic tools. Following these simple instructions, it should only take an hour or so to add a roof to your pergola.

5-Year Warranty

We stand behind our products! We will gladly replace any bracket that breaks, cracks, chips or corrodes within 5 years of purchase. Read more about our 5-year limited warranty.

Financing Available

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