Fink Truss: The Best Way to Build a House
What Is A Fink Truss?
Fink trusses are the best way to build a house. They offer superior strength, durability and stability for your home’s frame. A fink truss is a strong and rigid triangle-shaped beam that has a good amount of lateral stability.
The Fink truss was invented in 1881 by Henry J. Fink, who is also credited for developing the best wood stove design at the time. The trusses were used on his own house as well as those he built for others.
The fink truss is made up of two pieces, the bottom chord and top chord. The chords cross each other at a high point in the center of this triangular-shaped beam. They come together with nails or screws to secure them both in place.
This type of truss can be used for roofing as well as framing because it has great lateral stability that holds weight evenly on all three sides: north, south and east. When you’re building your home’s frame using these wood products, make sure to take into account how much weight should be applied from wind loads or snow loads so they don’t overload the structure and cause roof damage later on down the road.
Fink Trusses have long been popular in the construction industry for their structural integrity, high strength and durability. They are a popular choice of truss because they provide excellent support to roof structures as well as walls in homes, barns or any other type of structure that needs lateral stability.
In addition to these benefits, Fink Trusses are also lightweight yet rigid enough to withstand heavy loads while still being affordable which makes them cost-effective option for building materials when on a budget.
They’re easy to install requiring just rudimentary carpentry skills and are very durable so you won’t have problems with them during installation like some lumber will cause by splitting after nailing it together or tipping over due to insufficient load bearing capacity. This means less time spent repairing your home’s frame.