Collar Tie

A collar tie is a tension tie placed in the upper third part of opposing gable rafters that is intended to resist separation of the rafter from the ridge beam during period of unbalanced load, such as those caused by wind uplifty or snow.
A collar tie is a tension tie placed in the upper third part of opposing gable rafters that is intended to resist separation of the rafter from the ridge beam during period of unbalanced load, such as those caused by wind uplifty or snow.

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