Excellent when used to secure 4x4 post to joist in crawl space under houses. "U" shaped bracket on top fits any 2 x joist / beam to create extreme lateral support. Square tube on bottom allows 4x4 or 6x6 shore lumber to fit securely. Use 1" screws to secure through any of 12 screw holes.
If you are looking to support 4x4 or 4x6 beams see the Ellis Manufacturing Beam Holder.
Below are detailed diagrams of each Ellis Joist Holder or "saddle" and a detailed drawing of each Joist Holder in use. All "in use" drawings show the use of Ellis 4x4 Screw Jacks or Ellis 6x6 Screw Jacks.
Joist Holder (JH-4)
Double Joist Holder 4x4 (JHD-4)
Triple Joist Holder 4x4 (JHT-4)
Joist Holder 6x6 (JH-6)
Double Joist Holder 6x6 (JHD-6)
Triple Joist Holder 6x6 (JHT-6)