Shop Fabricated Wood Trusses

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Shop-fabricated wood trusses are manufactured engineered products in which the chords and webs are made from wood and connected with metal connectors. The simplest form of truss has a horizontal bottom chord and top chords that form the shape of a triangle which offers support and stability for a roof and roof loads. More complex truss shapes have angled bottom chords and mutli-angled top chords.

Shop Fabricated Wood Trusses




Truss Setting Time Lapse

YouTube video that has been selected because it shows trusses being set, fastened and sheathed, over both new and old construction, as part of the construction of an addition.

Last modified on Mon, Aug 23, 2010
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