I saw this slide in floor joist at a new barn a friend of mine made here in Massachusetts. He needed a floor joist at the wall to hold up the flooring, but he didn’t want to take away a lot of wood from his post. So, after he erected his frame he slid in […]
This is an exploded view of a drop in floor joist where it attaches to a sill.
This is an exploded view of a tying joist that connects to a long sill in a shed frame. The tying joist prevents the sills from spreading out at the middle of their lengths. It is usually pegged and the peg is cut off flush with the top of the sill. It can also be […]
This is an exploded view of the long sill/short cross sill plate timbered connection, with a peg. The corner post and its stub tenon are also shown for clarity.