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APVDJT Deck Joist Tie

The Simpson Strong-Tie® Outdoor Accents line of decorative hardware features connectors and fasteners that bring beauty and strength to custom outdoor living structures. The deck joist tie attaches 2x joists to the side of 4x or larger support posts. It installs quickly and easily with the Outdoor Accents structural wood screw and hex-head washer for the look of a bolted connection. Part of the Avant Collection.

Key Features

  • The Avant Collection features straight edges and chamfered corners for a clean, timeless design


  • 12-gauge steel


  • ZMAX® galvanization with a black powder coat offers extra corrosion resistance for exterior and treated-wood applications


  • Fasteners sold separately

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Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) H (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
APVDJT1.75-4 12 3 9 3/4 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVDJT1.75-6 12 5 8 1/4 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVDJT2-4 12 3 10 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVDJT2-6 12 5 8 1/2 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVDJT2R-4 12 3 9 1/2 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVDJT2R-6 12 5 8 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1

Load Tables

Deck Joist Tie
  1. Roof loads are 125% of floor loads unless limited by other criteria. Floor loads may be adjusted for load durations according to the code, provided they do not exceed those in the roof column.
  2. Allowable loads and fastener quantities are per part. APVDJT1.75 model loads for Western Red Cedar are 1,430 lb. floor (100) and 1,790 lb. roof (125).
  3. Joist fastener is an Outdoor Accents® SDWS22512DBB structural wood screw inserted through an STN22 hex-head washer. Column fastener is an SDWS22312DBB structural screw inserted through an STN22 hex-head washer.
  4. Fasteners sold separately.

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