Truss Uses

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Common (flat bottom) Truss

The most affordable and widely used truss design in residential, commercial and farm building.
Scissor Truss at Westwood Truss

Scissor Truss

  Sloped bottom chord can be up to half the slope of the top chord, this truss provides more headroom on first level.  Provides cathedral ceiling.
Parallel Chord at Westwood Truss

Parallel Chord

Slopped bottom chord is the same slope as the top chord, the high heel provides more room for insulation.
Dual Pitch Truss at Westwood Truss

Dual Pitch Truss

Top chords are built with two different roof slopes, with a front slope usually steeper than back slope.
Monopitch Truss at Westwood Truss

Monopitch Truss

Single sloped roofs or longer-span Common truss with center support.
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Gambrel Truss

Used mainly for its style to resemble a "barn look".  May also be built with storage attic.
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Cathedral Truss

Also know as Vault or Scissor truss is used to provide a Vaulted ceiling.
Studio Truss at Westwood Truss

Studio Truss (Studio Vault)

Used to provide an extra headroom or a Vaulted ceiling in certain application.
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Polynesian Truss

Has a dual pitch top chord where the slope significantly increases from the heel to the peak.
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Flat Truss

Has two parallel chords and is used to build a floor or a roof.
Attic Truss at Westwood Truss

Attic Truss

Is used to provide storage space up in the attic.  Bottom chord of the room floor is built with heavier timber and is designed as a floor joist to carry required live loads.
 

Gambrel Style Shed

Shed including a front and back wall along with rings, makes a complete shed package giving you a barn style shed. Sizes available 6, 8, 10 and 12’.
 
 

Gable Style Shed

Shed including a front and back wall along with rings, makes a complete shed package. Sizes available 6, 8, 10 and 12’.