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How To Build a Floating Wood Deck and Pergola

A floating deck and wood pergola add both function and architectural detail to an outdoor space.

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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 1. The Waterfront Deck (20:00)

    Paul and the gang build a deck masterpiece that matches a homes view.

  2. 2. Setting a Structural Post (00:36)

    Paul explains how a structural post ensures that a pergoa will be solid.

  3. 3. Replacing a Waterfront Deck (03:48)

    Paul and the crew repair, replace and redesign a welcoming waterfront deck.

  4. 4. Montgomery Pitch Degree Level (00:01:16)

    Check for level and plumb and now degree and pitch with this new level.

  5. 5. Types of Decking Materials (00:57)

    Paul elaborates on the three decking materials he's using in a project.

  6. 6. Creating a Horse Farm Deck (03:15)

    A dramatic three-season deck enables the homeowners to enjoy their view.

  7. 7. Deck Tools & Tips (01:41)

    The Weekend Handyman demonstrates deck-building tips and tools.

  8. 8. Installing Anchors and Beams (00:48)

    Build a strong deck with this method for installing anchors and beams.

  9. 9. Installing a Rail Cap (00:23)

    Give the rail sections a nice finished look by installing a rail cap.

  10. 10. Deck Dominator (03:28)

    Three pros engage in a duel to see who'll become the DIY deck dominator.

  11. 11. Deck Water Features (00:52)

    Paul explains how he added a water feature to a deck.

  12. 12. Deck Bench Seat (02:57)

    Step-by-step directions for building a bench seat for a deck.

  13. 13. Stairway Stringer Layout (00:58)

    Fabricate the stairway stringers, the boards that support the stairs.

  14. 14. How To Add an Outdoor Fireplace to a Deck

    Learn how to add a modular outdoor fireplace to an outdoor kitchen for year-round comfort. The fireplace is made from a blend of lumini...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 15. Front Porch Deck (03:36)

    See the installation and finishing of a wood deck.

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