What Is a Scissor Truss?

scissor truss has interconnecting triangular parts

A scissor truss is a very strong roof framing component—together with other trusses, it makes up a building’s roof rafters and ceiling framing. If you’re building a home, cabin, patio roof, or other structure, you may have encountered “scissor trusses” as an option for building the roof. “What is a scissor truss?” you may ask. […]