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Outdoor Accents Timber Connectors — Avant Collection

The Outdoor Accents Avant Collection features straight edges and chamfered corners in a range of timber connectors for outdoor living structures such as pergolas. Avant's clean look complements nearly every design, and the black powdercoat and an innovative washer-and-fastener combo, brings both elegant design and structural strength to outdoor living areas.

Key Features
  • Flat T and L Strap ties, Bolt-like connectors bring decorative appeal and lateral strength to outdoor living area or even an indoor project
  • Flat Strap works for timber in both nominal and rough sizes. It can be used to connect two beams together or added to any project as a decorative accent
  • The SAE Face Fix Joist Hanger is a heavy-duty hanger suitable for 45mm joist. Big seat for joists provides greater strength support.
  • Concealed Joist Hanger is a face‑mounted concealed flange hanger solid timber sections. It provides cleaner lines for pergolas
  • Fastener and washer create decorative bolt-like connections but install with the ease of a screw and without pre-drilling
  • Post bases secure timber posts to concrete, while providing a 25mm standoff height to help prevent rot from standing water and ground moisture
  • All hardware has been structural strength tested and approved, and can be used to resist wind or seismic loads
  • Black Double-Barrier Coating offers premium look while providing a medium level of corrosion protection for many outdoor applications
  • Patent hex-head washer design facilitates easy installation
Scope of Use
  • Decorative connectors for outdoor timber structures
  • Hardware accommodates 90mm timber sizes
  • Can be used to resist wind or seismic loads


  • Pergolas, patio covers
  • Gazebos, arbours, garden arches, trellis
  • Outdoor living areas, decks and structures
Limitations on Use
  • Use all specified fasteners 
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Outdoor Accents products are compliant with NZS 3604:2011.
Other Performance Attributes
  • All hardware has been structural strength tested and approved
  • Black Double-Barrier Coating provides medium level of corrosion protection
CAD Drawings
Technical Data Sheet
IAPMO UES Evaluation Report


IAPMO UES Evaluation Report


ICC-ES Evaluation Report


Product Approval


Product Approval


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