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Hammer Beam Eave Detail Views

Hammer Beam Eave Detail

A hammer beam truss creates a lot of drama in a timber frame, and also causes some complex joinery. In this hammer beam eave detail we will show you one solution to the issue of several frame elements coming together in close proximity to each other.

Notched Purlin Joined

Notched Purlin

Purlins help to form and strengthen the roof framing in a structure, and they support the roof decking or sheathing. They run horizontally, parallel with the ridge of the timber frame. There are three basic types of purlins: Purlin plate, principal purlin, and common purlin.

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