Collar tie


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Collar tie

In wood construction, a timber that prevents the roof framing from changing shape.

collar tie

In wood roof construction, a timber which prevents the roof framing from changing its shape.
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Collar tie beams, salvaged from a dairy barn, and ceiling board paneling, salvaged from a church, both from Heritage Salvage (see above).
The last pair of rafters has a collar tie recessed across the front for added strength.
ceiling is finished, it does not jibe with the rest of your description so I'll assume that the collar ties are visible and that there is no ceiling finish.
I probably hadn't used enough collar ties, leaving me with the lesson that a sturdy toy box is worth the extra expense.
With the wind in mind, we thought the three collar ties in the kit might also be insufficient, so we added collar ties on each of the five roof beams.
Collar ties are boards that connect opposite rafters at about two thirds the height from the floor to the ridge board.
With that and the collar ties that needed to go through the wall itself, Amy and Jeff stopped using the forms and hand-built the wall around the collar ties and over the plywood form used to create the archway.
When you say that the ceiling is finished, it does not jibe with the rest of your description so I'll assume that the collar ties are visible and that there is no ceiling finish.
Buttrick raised the collar ties, the structural members that support the rafters.
The exposed structural trusses and collar ties allow for full-height volumes and add animation to an otherwise cool, spare kitchen.
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