Upper King Post Strut to Rafter Detail

Upper Strut Timber Detail Isometric
Both an exploded view and one of the joint together.

While joining a strut from a king post or bottom chord is a simple timber frame joint to cut, it is essential to look at the connection details.  In this upper king post strut to rafter detail, we use a 3/4″ housing, and because we are using white oak, a 1 1/2″ tenon and two 1″ pegs tie everything together.

King Post Strut to Rafter Detail

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