The custom Knife Plates are made for hiding timber connections while giving a solid, robust, steel connector to hold the timbers together. It is used to reduce the appearance of the metal all around the project while having the support the metal can give. Customers buy knife plates if they are going for the strong grip rather than the aesthetics of the steel. Knife Plates are used in multiple ways such as connecting a post base to concrete, connecting angle braces to a post, or connecting beams to the post cap. One of our order representatives will guide you if you have any questions about the knife plates and assist you customize the overall design of the item such as dimension, thickness, and finish if needed. We are one call away at (715) 718-0781 if you need any assistance.