The GIGANT® connector allows for simple and fast joining of beams and is used for timber framing, log home building, heavy and mass timber construction. It consists of two identical metal connector brackets that hook into each other in a dovetail-like manner. Typically, one of the brackets sit in a recess and the other is plainly screwed on the surface of the beam. For easy installation, KNAPP® also offers Routing Jigs as well as Drilling Jig and/or Drilling Template. An optional Locking clip can be installed to latch the connector. The GIGANT® can be installed fully concealed or visible and is available in three sizes GIGANT®  120/40, 150/40 and 180/40.