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 1-3/4 in. wide by 5-1/2 in. or taller joists to the side of 6x 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. Outdoor Accents® Avant Collection™ 5 in. ZMAX®, Black Powder-Coated Deck Joist Tie for 1-3/4 in. Wood (Pack of 12).