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Kurt van Leeuwen
Kurt van Leeuwen
on Truss Design

Kurt provides buildable truss design PS1s and general truss expertise for Buildable Layouts.

29 September 2014

Internal Loadbearing Walls

Internal loadbearing walls supporting trusses can have quite a big impact on the design of a roof, so let's look at a few of the key considerations here.

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27 August 2014

Designing Trusses, Lintels and Tie-Downs

In this post, let's look at the interaction between trusses, the lintels that support them, and the tie-downs for these lintels. 

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27 July 2014

What Information is Needed to Get a Truss PS1?

In this blog post, I'll discuss some of the key pieces of information that truss designers look for when creating a truss design PS1.

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03 November 2010

Cantilevered Trusses

Considerations when incorporating a cantilever in your roof.

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02 August 2010

Truss Design for Additions/Alterations

House alterations and additions have proved popular over the past couple of years, and we have seen many plans where girder trusses are incorporated in the roof.

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24 June 2010

Cove Truss Design Tips

Here are a few ideas to consider when incorporating cove trusses in your next building.

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08 June 2010

Understanding Low Pitch Roof Truss Design

There are three factors that most affect the strength of low pitch trusses: pitch, span and wind speed.

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