Docking system with joint supports

  • US 8,668,407 B2
  • Filed: 03/13/2012
  • Issued: 03/11/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/30/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A dock construction system comprising:

  • a fascia component defining an interior channel having a particular cross-sectional shape and further comprising one or more integral lips along its length that extend away from the interior channel, wherein an integral lip is configured to receive and support an end of one or more cross beams;

    a corner connector component including a first side and a second side joined at a desired angle, wherein at least one of the first side and the second side includes a support insert having a cross-sectional shape that corresponds to the particular cross-sectional shape of the fascia component interior channel, wherein when the support insert of the corner connector is inserted into the channel of the fascia component, the fascia component provides structural support for the corner connector; and

    one or more cross beams supported by one of the one or more integral lips of the fascia component.

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