Why choose the Double Beam?
This beam design is selected when a customer wants a more robust appearance or reduces post quantity depending on the design.
How do beams attach to posts?
The 3″ x 8″ header beams sandwich the 3″ x 3″ posts.
Depending on the application beams secure to the side of the posts with #14 screws or 1/4″ machine bolts.
The sideplates attach to either side of the posts and terminate under the doubleheader beams.
What are the dimensions of the doubleheader beam?
The total width from outside to outside of the two beams with the post between them is 9″.
Beams are 3″ wide x 8″ tall.
Posts are 3″ x 3″ square.
Sideplates are 2″ x 6 1/2″.