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scissors truss detail

Posted By: ManYoung

scissors truss detail - 06/21/21 07:02 AM

Recently i have a project and i'd like to use scissors truss like this

[Linked Image from carolinatimberworks.com]

It has some trick in joinery detail.
Please let me know If anybody have good details.

Man From Korea.
Posted By: timberwrestler

Re: scissors truss detail - 06/28/21 02:31 PM

You really should have a TF engineer review the joinery as scissor trusses can be tough. You definitely need a king post. You can likely get rid of the little queen posts (unless the span is crazy). https://www.tfguild.org/find-an-engineer
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