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.
posted in: Blogs, Project Gallery, framing, roofs, safety
Show us the the worst work you've seen
Help us learn from other people's mistakes
Sometime people need to see consequences of the wrong way to do something before they understand why it's so important to get it right. Help us enlighten the half-hearted tradespeople out there by posting pictures of shoddy craftsmanship, structural failures, or any other building blunders you've come across in your home-building or remodeling experiences.
Enter your project