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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 1. Loose Decking Saddles (00:40)

    Paul explains why loose decking saddles can cause problems.

  2. 2. Low-Level Deck Footings (00:53)

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  3. 3. Compacting Sand (00:38)

    Why tamp down sand when you're building a deck? Paul explains.

  4. 4. Episode 12 Deck Time Lapse (00:39)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 12 being built in 39 seconds.

  5. 5. Pythagorean Theorem (01:08)

    Paul explains why you had to study the Pythagorean Theorem in school.

  6. 6. Episode 13 Time Lapse (00:35)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 13 being built in 35 seconds.

  7. 7. Speed Square Tip (00:45)

    Paul demonstrates a use for a speed square that you may not already know.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  11. 11. Must-Have Building Permit (01:04)

    Plan ahead and prevent future problems by obtaining a building permit.

  12. 12. What Did Jose Learn? (05:42)

    Production assistant Jose shows what he's learned during 48 days on set.

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

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

  14. 14. Ledger Board Basics (01:37)

    Learn the tricks of the trade for leveling and installing the ledger board.

  15. 15. How to Build a Pergola (07:02)

    Learn how to complement your patio or deck with a stylish wooden pergola.

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