meyBrace

MPP62 – meyBRACE on timber floor
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It’s not often the meyBRACE timber portal system is required on the first floor of a two storey dwelling. When NNH Engineers specified the meyBRACE for this application, the challenge was to offer a simple tie-down solution on the timber floor that could replicate the...
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MPP60 – Mount Martha meyBRACE
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The meyBRACE for this project was specified by the engineer as an alternative to sheet bracing with tie-down rods. Due to the 3.5m high walls, the design capacity of the sheet brace had to be reduced by over 20%, rendering it inadequate for the application....
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MPP56 – Tathra meyBRACE – Nov 2023
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Tathra, on the south coast of NSW, is growing rapidly as people want the sea change in life. We were approached to look at options where the engineer had designed a plywood box beam across the front of a home. A perfect candidate for meyBRACE,...
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MPP49 – Raked meyBRACE with ridge support – Apr 2023
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Small additions seem simple but they can often cause issues with respect to bracing.  This was the case with a home on the South Coast of NSW.  The front wall was full of glazing and was the only wall in that direction to accommodate bracing. ...
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MPP47 – meyBRACE for multiple units – Feb 2023
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When faced with a set of 5 units with no solid walls across the front elevation, the detailers at South Coast Timber Supply (SCTS) turned to meyBRACE. By installing one meyBRACE portal around the garage door and another around the front window of each unit...
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MPP43 – meyBRACE to the fore – Aug 2022
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The important role that the meyBRACE plays in timber-framed construction was further exemplified when we received the call to replace a couple of steel truss braces. The steel option required additional carpentry work around to fit within a 90mm timber frame, but also caused headaches...
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MPP42 – Macleay Island Mansion – July 2022
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Building on an island can be quite difficult. Transport on barges is expensive, you need to make sure you have all the equipment, and getting rid of waste materials adds to the cost. These were some of the issues faced by Sam Dennis who wanted...
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MPP41 – The versatility of meyBRACE – June 2022
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Recently we responded to an unusual request from a builder, to supply our meyBRACE timber portal to fit within an already installed wall frame and floor system. The meyBRACE was required to replace a steel truss brace, specified by the project engineer, that couldn’t be...
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