Business / Construction / Gusset: A flat wood, plywood, or similar type member used to provide a connection at the intersection of wood members. Most commonly used at joints of wood trusses. They are fastened by nails, screws, bolts, or adhesives.

Fishplate (Gusset)

Business / Construction / Fishplate (Gusset): A wood or plywood piece used to fasten the ends of two members together at a butt joint with nails or bolts. Sometimes used at the junction of opposite rafters near the ridge line. Sometimes called a MORE

Gang Nail Plate

Business / Construction / Gang Nail Plate: A steel plate attached to both sides at each joint of a truss. Sometimes called a fishplate or gussett. MORE