Types of Trusses

Roof Building with a Scissor Truss

Scissor truss roofs create a unique sloped ceiling inside the structure.

Pole Barn Trusses

One of the simplest and most economic designs for barns is the pole barn.

Queen Post Truss

A queen post truss is similar to a king post truss, but the structure is usually exposed and has two rafters that attach to a tie beam and a restraining beam through two vertical queen posts.

King Post Truss

A King Post Truss is one of the most common types of roof trusses used on buildings today.

Flat Roof Trusses

Flat Roof Trusses

Building with Flat Roof Trusses There are dozens of different kinds of trusses used in the construction of buildings.

Fink Truss Design

Fink Truss Design

Building with a Fink Truss Design Many different types of trusses can be used when framing a home, depending on the type of roofline.

Garage Roof Trusses

Garage Roof Trusses

Designing Garage Roof Trusses Roof trusses are the most important part of the design for a garage.

Design and Use of Pole Barn Trusses

Design and Use of Pole Barn Trusses

The design process of pole barn trusses begins with a sketch, usually drawn by an architect.

Attic Trusses & Roof Design

Attic Trusses & Roof Design

Roof Truss Designs with Attic Room Space The reason that many people and builders prefer beam and rafter construction to roof trusses is that many truss designs do not leave any usable attic space.

Types of Roof Trusses

Types of Roof Trusses

When considering the types of roof trusses for your building or remodeling project, you will discover that many different styles are available.