Add Beauty and Strength to Your Custom Outdoor Living Structures
With Outdoor Accents®, a complete line of decorative timber connectors and fasteners from Simpson Strong-Tie, you can now bring both design elegance and structural strength to your outdoor living areas. This hardware accommodates 90mm and 140mm timber sizes, providing the flexibility you need when designing and building custom outdoor projects such as pergolas, patio covers and other top-supported structures.
The Outdoor Accents® hex-head washer provides the decorative appearance of a bolted connection. Its patent design makes for an easier and significantly faster installation compared to through‑bolting. This washer and screw combination is designed specifically to fasten Outdoor Accents post bases, T and L straps, and angles.
Structural Timber Screw
Outdoor Accents® structural timber screw is combined with the hex-head washer, the solution delivers increased strength and the decorative appeal of a bolted connection with the installation ease of a screw. The SDWS Timber Screw with patented SawTooth™ point allows for faster installation, less torque and requires no pre-drilling. The screw's bold thread design enables superior holding to attach ledgers and other secure connections. The structural screw and washer are both sold separately from the Outdoor Accents connectors.
Outdoor Accents® post bases secure timber columns or posts to concrete, while providing a 25 mm standoff height that helps minimise risk of decay and screws in lateral loading of the timber post. These bases accommodate 90mm and 140mm timber. Install with Outdoor Accents® structural timber screws and hex-head washers for a decorative look.
Deck Joist Tie
The Deck Joist Tie attaches 45mm wide joists to the side of 90mm or larger support posts. It installs quickly and easily with the Outdoor Accents® structural SDWS screw and hex head washer for the look of a bolted connection.
The flat T Strap Tie and L Strap Tie bring decorative flair and lateral strength to your outdoor living space or even an indoor project. They provide reinforcement for connections where one timber piece intersects another at a 90° angle. They're designed to accommodate multiple timber sizes and to be installed with Outdoor Accents® structural timber screws and hex-head washers.
Outdoor Accents 90 degree Angles tie together beams, rafters and more. These angles make structural connections between beams and posts stronger and provide consistent, straight corners for a variety of outdoor projects. The APA4 Angle is designed for use with 90mm or larger post; The APA21 Angle is designed for use with 45mm rafter.
The APDMW56 decorative washer installs easily with the structural SDWS Timber screw and hex‑head washer combination and can be used in a variety of timber-to-timber connections.
The Outdoor Accents® connector screw reduces installation time by driving easily without predrilling. Designed for installation with the Outdoor Accents® APA21 90° angle, the screw's black finish accents any outdoor living project. The sharp point of the screw enables fast starts, and the patented serrated threads reduce torque for improved driveability.