Differential Deflections … and the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector Screw (c) Jeff R. Filler, May 2022, Pell City, AL I haven’t tried one out yet … the Simpson Strong-Tie Strong-Drive® SDPW Deflector Screw … but the idea is fascinating …

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Miles asked me to design a truss for his shop.  I grabbed my clipboard.  Wood? Yes.  Rough sawn?  Yes.  Rise/Run?  4/12.  Width?  21 feet.  (Hmmm … I am sketching as we go along.)  Oh, 20.  You mean 20 to center? …

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