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I'm looking to install a ventilation fan in my garage. I want to install it in the middle (mainly for looks) rather than having it offset to one side or the other. Am I OK to cut through the middle 2x4s shown in the picture below?

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I saw Garage gable fan proper installation where one person said this was possible, but it looks like this truss is slightly different. If I do go this route, would it be worth framing the vent fan with new 2x4s?

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    I do not think it wise to cut truss members. I would mount the fan off center and consider it an interesting design element. – Jim Stewart Jul 5 at 23:50
  • get two fans if you crave symmetry – jsotola Jul 6 at 19:35

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