155 Truss Stories

Learn the Language of Trusses in Design
"language of trusses, especially because there are as many variants in truss design as there... king post truss is and how it differs from, say, a queen post truss or a hammerhead truss... posed trusses are exceptional architectural elements, at once structural — they... the many truss types out there, how do you decide which to use? Even a seasoned architect... truss, here are a few answers.... remove trusses, or parts of trusses, or replace the trusses with a different truss..."
Supporting Act: Exposed Wood Trusses in Design
"Enter trusses. When we think of exposed wood trusses — those structural members... wood trusses need not recall ski chalets or old barns. Even modern/contemporary... exposed wood trusses with clean and simple surfaces, creating modern and contemporary spaces... d trusses pictured, it seems like all of these homes have trusses that were intended... has a truss beamed ceiling, and I'm looking for lighting that will highlight the..."
"A truss is a triangular brace that supports the weight of a roof. In its basic form... using truss construction techniques. These trusses may look decorative, but they... variations of truss design, scissor trusses are just as strong as the more familiar versions... Language of Trusses in Design | Browse more truss photos... beam of a truss; the rafters form the triangular peak. This open ceiling showcases typical..."
Know Your House: Components of a Roof
"confusion over trusses, rafters and purlins. Learn about a roof's features and their purposes... manufactured trusses. If you're looking for some ceiling height variety and a vaulted ceiling... ceiling with trusses. Using a scissor truss (google it) gives you a vaulted ceiling, albeit... area over truss roofs. Truss roofs are engineered, typically built off-site and delivered... together... Trusses also make for an unusable attic. You have to crouch and are constantly..."
Room of the Day: A Great Room in a Former Church
"beautiful trusses and a bell make the most of this converted church’s good bones... scissor-truss ceiling would make anyone giddy enough to pull on the rope that rings... the open truss look, but did you need to insulate the roof at all? If so how did you... scissor trusses. “It made an enormous difference and created one large, unified room... types of trusses Italian folding campaign chairs from the 1940s surround an antique..."
Exposed Rafter Tails Show Heads-Up Craftsman Style
"manufactured trusses and alternative framing options, rafter tails are typically made of... or the trusses for decorative purposes. They can considerably change the profile of..."
Houzz Tour: From Olden Church to Soaring Modern Marvel
"r-old trusses and ceiling, and high-end decor, being inside it today is nearly a... timber trusses, both a hundred years old. Leaving the limestone floor “lumpy and bumpy... original truss cuts a striking scene, as does a mirror near the ceiling above the bed... The old trusses jut into the space, keeping the rhythm of the old structure. The architect..."
Houzz Tour: A Contemporary Retreat on a British Moor
"beams and trusses, everything else is new.”... the old trusses. We didn’t take them down; we built around them. Now they are purely... original roof trusses as its main features. A chimney travels up through it, with a custom..."
Houzz Tour: A Transformed Carriage House Opens for Play
"the old trusses to open the space up. “The bigger volume gives it a barn feeling, so... the new trusses. The homeowners chose all the colors and furnishings, most of which..."
Discover a Hobbit House Fit for Bilbo Baggins
"Stout pine trusses and a stacked-stone fireplace wrap the 500-square-foot interior in... ceiling trusses were made from longleaf yellow pine salvaged from a Civil War–era munitions..."
Open Web Steel Joist
"beamed trusses are run parallel to one another to support roofs or the floor above..."
Movin' on Up: What to Consider With a Second-Story Addition
"original trusses, attached the joists to the bottom sections of the trusses (which support... of the trusses and the mainbeams which ran perpendicular to the trusses, the contractor... waste the trusses from the original garage. The second garage only looks like a garage... of the trusses. The first floor ceiling was now supported by the floor joists of..."
Houzz Tour: Subtle Cape Cod Style in Los Angeles
"the wood trusses to lower the vaulted ceiling and make the room look cozier. Perhaps... reclaimed wood trusses in the bedroom and wall color really accent each other, they do ground... the wood trusses.I found the overall effect beautiful and welcoming. This house reminds... Reclaimed wood trusses help bring down the height of the vaulted ceiling, so the room feels..."
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"custom trusses. I had to look online for custom trusses and figure out for myself... attic trusses that give me a huge space AND I will still have a storybook feeling..."
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