Glossary of Terms
A door near the top of a barn through which hay is loaded into the loft.
An extension of the ridge of a barn roof which protects or supports pulley attachments used to load hay into the loft.
Framing member at the top of a window, door or other framed opening. In general, any framing member that ties together the ends of adjacent framing members and may or may not be load bearing.
|Heavy timber truss||
A truss manufactured from wood members whose narrowest dimension is equal to or greater than 5 nominal inches. Wood members include solid-sawn timber, structural composite lumber, and glulams. Members generally connected with steel gusset plates that are bolted in place.
The end of a rafter that rests on the wall plate.
The external angle formed by the juncture of two slopes of a roof.
A roof that slants upward on three or four sides.
|Hybrid primary frame||
Primary frame assembled with both open-web trusses and solid-web members for roof support.