What joints are used in post and beam construction?

What joints are used in post and beam construction?

Post-and-beam construction uses half-lap joints between the timber beams that are often augmented with metal plates.

How do I join post and beam?

Joining beams over posts can be done by either cutting a notch out of the post and splicing the beams together over the notch or by butting the ends of each beam together on top of the post and joining them using galvanized metal post caps.

What is frame joinery?

Joinery is the way timbers are held together to form a timber frame or post and be structure. Joinery can be traditional – made with mortises and tenons held together with wooden pegs, or steel connections can be used the bolt the timber together. It can be simple or complex.

What is a Knapp joint?

Knapp Joints: Also known as Pin & Cove, a Pin & Scallop or Half Moon, this is a visually unique style of antique joinery, its typically very strong and can be mass-produced in a factory using a special type of machinery.

How to make post and beam joints?

Mortise and Tenon Joinery. Mortiseenon is the fundamental joint in all timber framing.

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