MACHINE DRIVEN vs
Timber connection systems rely on a combination of the correct product, fasteners and installation practices to achieve their required capacity. They are typically designed and tested by the manufacturer using their proprietary nails or screws and may also be sold to the consumer with these fasteners included. In the case of nailed connections, the nails were originally all hand-hammered through precut holes to help ensure the correct interface between the timber and the connector.
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