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King Post Assembly

King Post Assembly

The king post truss assembly is one of the most iconic forms used in timber framing, and is likely the earliest truss form. It is one of the strongest truss types, and was the one most commonly used during the 18th and 19th centuries in the eastern United States.

Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-14 Inch Circular Saw Review

Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4 Inch Circular Saw Review

As we’ve said time and time again, the perfect circular saw can mean the world to a woodworker, professional, or hobbyist. It’s a versatile power tool that makes your project much easier.

Makita is one of the top power tool brands out there and manufactures some fantastic products. We decided to take a close look at the Makita 5007MG Magnesium 7-1/4 Inch Circular Saw to determine whether it lives up to the Makita name.

Hammer Truss Assembly

Hammer Beam Truss Assembly

A hammer truss is an often-requested type of truss because of its mesmerizing beauty. However, hammer trusses can be problematic to engineers because they may be structurally awkward, and the members of a hammer truss assembly are often subject to significant shear.

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