Trusses

Hammer-Beam-Truss

Hammer Beam Truss

Throughout history in both Europe and the United States, many cathedrals were designed with variations of the Hammer Beam Truss.  This design has a central arch and is more complex in nature than most other truss types. It lends a sense of old world architecture to the interior, and the style has a heavier, more […]

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Common Timber Truss

Common Truss

The common truss is the most basic load-bearing truss and is useful in a wide variety of applications. It forms a simple triangle, and is often used as a secondary load-bearing component to some of the more aesthetically appealing truss designs. While simple, the strength and affordability of this design is unmatched.  As its name implies, […]

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