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APVST Flat Strap

The Outdoor Accents decorative hardware product line features connectors and fasteners that bring beauty and strength to custom outdoor living structures. The APVST flat strap works for lumber in both nominal and rough sizes. It can be used to connect two beams together or added to any project as a decorative accent. Part of the Avant Collection.

Key Features

  • The Avant Collection features straight edges and chamfered corners for a clean, timeless design
  • Installs with the Outdoor Accents structural screw and hex-head washer (fasteners sold separately)


  • 12-gauge steel


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

Related Literature

Product Information Table

Fastener Production Information and Stuff & Things
Model No. Ga. W (in.) L (in.) Coating/Material Packaging Qty.
APVST412 12 3 11 1/4 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1
APVST610 12 5 9 3/4 ZMAX® / Powder Coating, Black 1

Load Tables

Beam-to-Column Ties and Flat Straps
  1. Allowable loads have been increased for wind or earthquake loading with no further increase allowed. Reduce where other loads govern.
  2. Connector table loads and fastener quantities are listed for two parts. For single part installations, use half the listed values.
  3. All fasteners are Outdoor Accents SDWS22312DBB structural wood screws inserted through an STN22 hex-head washer.
  4. Fasteners sold separately.

Code Reports & Compliance