Deck Railing Post DANGER - How to Connect - YouTube May 15, 2014 /simpson-strong-tie-code-compliant-deck-post-technical-bulletin/ founder Tim Carter talks about how 99.99999% of all deck posts a
Code-Compliant Guardrail Posts Professional Deck Builder May 1, 2011 Guardrail posts act as levers when a force is applied along the top rail. The weak link isn't where the bolts hold the post to the rim joist but rather where the rim joist attaches to the joists. Nails and screws typically fasten the rim joist into the end grain of the joists, but they don't hold well enough to resist the
How to Attach Railing Posts to Deck Framing - Facebook A secure method of attaching railing posts to a deck is to notch the post at the bottom so it fit snugly in the space between the two outer floor joists.
Top 10 Deck-Building Mistakes - Fine Homebuilding Mar 19, 2012 In some rail designs, most of the load resistance is handled by the post connection to the deck. In those instances, the post should be attached to the joists, not the rim, because the rim is not usually fastened to the joists in a manner capable of transferring the load. Rims are typically nailed into the end grain