a horizontal timber which ties rafters together at a height above the wall plate, ie above the level of a tie beam.
In carpentry, a tie that keeps the roof from spreading. Inside the attic, it connects similar rafters on opposite sides of roof.
A horizontal beam nailed to each of two opposing rafters to provide support to the rafters.
A horizontal board that connects opposite rafters to stiffen the roof frame.
A horizontal board connecting two opposite rafters at a level considerably above the wall plate. Also known as collar tie.
A horizontal beam fastened between rafters which are opposite each other to add rigidity to the roof framing
In carpentry, a tie that keeps the roof from spreading. They serve to stiffen the roof structure. Connects similar rafters on opposite sides of roof.
horizontal member placed between pair of opposing root ratters to stiffen roof.
Wooden member connecting opposite roof rafters.
in a roof, a horizontal beam framed to and serving to tie together a pair of rafters at some distance above wall-plate level.
A horizontal tie beam in a roof truss that connects two opposite rafters at a level considerably above the wall plate.
Wood beam connecting two inclined roof rafters. It helps to stiffen the framing of a pitched roof structure.
horizontal board joining two opposite rafters above the wall plate. Also called a collar tie.
In roof framing a horizontal piece that provides structural strength by connecting opposite rafters.
Nominal 1- or 2-inch-thick members connecting opposite roof rafters; serve to stiffen the roof structure
The structural element that connects roof rafters.
A horizontal beam fastened above the lower ends of rafters to add rigidity.
A horizontal beam that connects two opposite roof rafters in the upper third of the rafter triangle.
Typically a wooden beam that connects the pairs of opposite roof rafters above the attic floor.
Structural element, consisting of a horizontal beam connecting together two rafters supporting the roof. The collar beam is at a point substantially higher, approximately one foot, than the wall plate connecting the rafters, thus providing more head room than a conventional truss where the horizontal connecting beam is at the level of the wall plate. Tie beams are connected at the lower ends of the rafters.