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Update an Older Home With a Deck

An older home with a concrete pad porch is updated by construction of a redwood deck and flower box.

Materials

  • balusters
  • concrete mix
  • stain
  • string
  • wooden stakes
  • galvanized deck screws
  • galvanized lag bolts
  • boards
  • galvanized screws
  • galvanized nails
  • wood blocks
  • joist hangers
  • 4" x 4" posts
  • ledger board
  • lag shields
  • galvanized washers
  • rim joists
  • galvanized steel joist hangers
  • floor joists
  • wood block
  • beater board
  • galvanized wood screws

Tools

  • sledgehammer
  • clamps
  • paint roller
  • paintbrush
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • framing square
  • hammer
  • hammer drill
  • jigsaw
  • level
  • miter saw
  • post hole digger
  • power drill
  • reciprocating saw
  • table saw
  • tape measure
  • trowel
  • wheelbarrow
  • rail-guided circular saw
  • power auger
  • jackhammer
  • power screwdriver
  • hand sander
  • mason's hoe
  • concrete trowel
  • wood block template
  • wood spacer
  • portable table saw
  • wood spacers
  • aluminum jig

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