Truss Designs for Garages & Pole Barns
Metal Garage

Metal Garage

Saltbox Garage

Saltbox Garage

Rafter Barn with Dormers

Rafter Barn with Dormers

Three Bay Pole Barn Garage

Three Bay Pole Barn Garage

Mott

Mott

Metal Barn Garage

Metal Barn Garage

Dual Pitch Carriage Garage

Dual Pitch Carriage Garage

Residential Garage Apartment

Residential Garage Apartment

Truss Types

Regular (Common) Truss - The most affordable and widely used truss design in residential and pole building industry.

 

Scissor Truss - Due to sloped bottom chord, this truss provides more headroom on first level.  Provides cathedral ceiling.

 

Cambered Truss - Provides extra first level headroom and flat ceiling in mid-section.

 

Dual Pitch Truss - Top chords are built with two different roof slopes, with a front slope usually steeper than back slope.

 

Monopitch Truss - May be used to build overhangs, single sloped roofs or longer-span Common truss with center support.

 

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

 

Cathedral Truss - Also know as Vault truss is used to provide a Vaulted ceiling.

 

Studio Truss (Studio Vault) - Used to provide an extra headroom or a Vaulted ceiling in certain application.

 

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

 

Inverted Truss - Requires two bearing supports and is often used to build a Double Inverted Truss with Vaulted ceiling.

 

Flat Truss - Has two parallel chords and is used to build a floor or a roof.

 

Bowstring Truss - Is used where curved roof surface is required and is built with short top chord segments.

 

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.

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