Truss Bracing? We Don't Need No Stinking Truss Bracing!!!comments (8) October 20th, 2010 in Blogs, Project Gallery
What WERE They Thinking?
My first thought when I drove past this train wreck was "man, I'm glad that didn't happen on my watch". Then I felt sorry for the crew that it did happen to. That was until I saw that all they did was scab on some 24"~30" long 2x4s from truss to truss for temporary bracing. Then I thought "what WERE they thinking?!"
A guy named Pete Seeger said wisely "Education is what you get when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't" Something tells me the experience the foreman got on this project earned him an education that taught him to read the fine print on the truss installation paperwork next time. Or possibly make a decision to switch to a different line of work.
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