What Is a Dragon Tie in Roof Construction?

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A dragon tie is a tie that runs to the top-plates at corners to support the dragon beam. A dragon beam is a beam that runs diagonally between the top-plates at the corners to support the foot of a hip rafter.
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Is the sheetrock hung yet? I have never seen hoop iron used to tie down trusses. We use H1 clips around here, you should call your building official and ask how they are supposed
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if you post more detail about the size of the house and the porch, I may be able to get it more accurate. The following is the tie in for a hip roof of 10/12 pitch. The porch roof
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