King Post to Tie Wedged Tenon

King Post to Tie Wedged TenonThis exploded view is of a king post to tie wedged tenon – a wedged king post tenon in a truss frame, from a famous meeting house.

The tie is a 12 x 12, and the king post is an 11×12. The through half dovetail tenon is 3″ off the side of the king post and 3″ thick.

It is a half dovetail tenon that was pegged with two 1 3/16″ pegs and wedged with a hardwood wedge from the top.

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