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How to Build an Extension to Your Deck

You can enhance your outdoor living space by adding onto an existing deck.

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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 1. Building a Deck With Curves (03:45)

    A graceful curved deck extends the house and gives access to the backyard.

  2. 2. Notching Support Posts (01:54)

    Try this easy technique for notching the support posts with power tools.

  3. 3. Lengthening a Small Deck (03:55)

    Paul's design proves that a deck doesn't have to be big to be impressive.

  4. 4. Deck Finishing Tips (01:16)

    Save time and get great results with these tips for trimming deck boards.

  5. 5. Building a Dry-Rot-Free Deck (00:03:30)

    Don't miss these steps for preventing dry rot when building a DIY deck.

  6. 6. Deck Building (00:13:00)

    Instructor Anton and student Rob add a deck and a flower box to a house.

  7. 7. Tips for Cutting Deck Boards (01:30)

    Cut decking boards like a pro with this simple system from Jeff Wilson.

  8. 8. The Low Curve Deck (20:01)

    Paul and his crew completely transform Andrew and Shirley's empty backyard.

  9. 9. Deck Building (20:01)

    It's a six-hour challenge to build the coolest multi-level deck.

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

    Paul explains why loose decking saddles can cause problems.

  11. 11. How To Build a Deck for a Grilling Area

    No outdoor kitchen is complete without a grilling area. Here's how to construct the deck portion.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  12. 12. Installing Deck Flashing (01:20)

    See how to install flashing around the perimeter of the deck.

  13. 13. Easy Decking Installation (00:44)

    Get perfect results by following these pointers for installing decking.

  14. 14. Deck Railing Safety Tips (00:04:11)

    Here are expert tips for building and properly maintaining a deck railing.

  15. 15. How to Build a Lattice Wall Beneath Your Deck

    If you'd like to use the space underneath your deck for storage but don't want the area to look cluttered and unattractive, install lat...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
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