When two roofs collide in timber frame construction you have the chance to add a really cool element to your frame, compound joinery. In this detail we show a jack rafter joining with a valley. The rafter is housed into the valley one inch and is secured with a 10″ structural screw. Click Images for […]
This detail was created out of a need to join a timber frame corbel, post and plate together in a hexagonal structure that will serve as a gate hut for a local golf club. In this case the corbel is not carrying any gravity loads but lateral loads. I saw an opportunity to make the […]
Often folks want to add a bit of style to their roof line by adding another roof pitch to the equation, called a witches hat roof, it incorporates a witches hat rafter (also called a broke back rafter) to achieve this look. This example uses an LVL spline and some pegs to hold the two rafters together. Then a couple of […]
ASSY Screws in Steel to Wood Shear Connections Reprinted with permission of Max Closen, MyTiCon Timber Connectors, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Reprinted with permission of Max Closen, MyTiCon Timber Connectors, Vancouver, BC, Canada. ASSY Screws in Steel to Wood Tension Connections