King truss


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King truss

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2. A triangular truss with a single vertical king post that connects the apex of the triangle with the middle of the horizontal tie beam. See also: Truss
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This is no more evident than in the kitchen, with a central island unit with under-mounted sink with shower style tap set into a granite worktop, all nestling beneath the original king trusses and exposed purlins.