- either of a pair of timbers or posts extending vertically upward from the tie beam of a roof truss or the like, one on each side of the center.
Origin of queen post
Examples from the Web for queen post
Historical Examples of queen post
But the old style of king-post, queen-post, or hammer-beam roof was prevalent.Chats on Old Furniture
The queen-post truss was remarkably developed by Palladio, a famous Italian architect of the sixteenth century.Inventors at Work
At the bend is a condition which resembles that of a hog-chain or truss-rod around a queen-post.
If queen-post trusses are useless, some hundreds of thousands of hog-rods in freight cars could be dispensed with.
This is just such a force as the truss-rod in a queen-post truss must take.
- one of a pair of vertical posts that connect the tie beam of a truss to the principal raftersCompare king post