Knee braces can be used in applications other than gables — porticoes, for instance.
This home boasts many Craftsman characteristics, such as a knee wall railing, exposed rafters, square tapered columns and, of course, knee braces aplenty.
Rich with architectural details, this Seattle home features knee braces in Benjamin Moore's Newburg Green.
Both this pool house and the main residence feature clipped-gable roofs with embellished knee braces.
Knee braces are more than appropriate on this family farmhouse in Skagit Valley, Washington.
Double gables call for multiple knee braces.
Exposed structural members and trimwork are painted here, while the shingles are left in their natural state.
Knee braces support the front and side gables on this seaside shingle home.