Tools and Resources

The following collection of Builder Resources and Industry Documents are provided for your convenience. Understand that these resources and tools are industry-standard guidelines, and are not necessarily engineer approved for every situation.

Download our (printable) Floor Truss span chart

Download our (printable) Roof Truss Terminology pdf

We recommend that our customers take full advantage of the information available in the JOBSITE Packages we provide upon truss delivery. We don’t just provide these documents to support the logging industry. They are industry standards and guidelines provided by the Structural Building Components Association. A wealth of information is available on the SBCA’s website as well, http://www.sbcindustry.com

Following are a lot of links to either other websites, or downloadable pdf’s that we have aggregated. Many of these resources are protected documents that may be viewed but not printed. Do not violate copyright law by attempting to reproduce protected documents.

This is a link to Mitek’s website, and their guides on installing lateral braces on roof trusses

This link is a download of Handling, Erecting, and Bracing guidelines put out by the Truss Plate Institute of Canada

Bracing Webs in Trusses that have Dissimilar Configurations, a publication of the SBCA

Piggyback truss installation; link to information on Mitek’s website

 A lot of information about piggyback truss bracing

ttb-truss-handling-and-installing-checklist

ttb-truss-configurations

ttb-take-five

ttb-standard-responsibility

ttb-sprinkler-systems-and-wood-trusses

ttb-mold-on-wood-structural-building-components

ttb-lumber-grades

ttb-long-span-truss-installation

ttb-how-to-read-a-truss-placement-diagram

ttb-how-to-read-a-truss-design-drawing

ttb-gable-end-frame-permanent-bracing

ttb-floor-truss-fact-sheet

ttb-fire-resistance-rated-truss-assemblies

ttb-facts-on-the-fire-performance-of-wood-trusses

ttb-crane-use-and-proper-truss-handling

ttb-builder-advisory-on-mold

bcsi-safety-booklet

bcsi-b11-fall-protection-and-trusses

bcsi-b10-post-frame-truss-installation-restraint-and-bracing

bcsi-b9-multi-ply-girders

bcsi-b8-using-toe-nailed-connections-to-attach-trusses-at-bearing-locations

bcsi-b7-summary-sheet

bcsi-b5-truss-damage-jobsite-modifications-and-installation-errors

bcsi-b4-construction-loading

bcsi-b3-summary-sheet

bcsi-b2-truss-installation-temporary-restraint-bracing

bcsi-b1-summary-sheet

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