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  1. 16. Episode 13 Time Lapse (00:35)

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

  2. 17. Easy Tips for Cutting Boards (01:19)

    Try this method for making super straight cuts for boards and railings.

  3. 18. Getting Started on a Deck

    From the plan drawings to the joists, what you do at the beginning when building a deck can make a difference in both the ease in compl...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 19. Deck Dominator (03:28)

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

  5. 20. Loose Decking Saddles (00:40)

    Paul explains why loose decking saddles can cause problems.

  6. 21. Natural Deck (04:33)

    Explore the wonderful world of deck options.

  7. 22. Handrails and Supports (00:33)

    Begin the stair stage of this project by adding supports for the handrails.

  8. 23. Building a Deck (20:00)

    DIY's experts reveal the 10 Things You Must Know about building a deck.

  9. 24. Episode 8 Deck Time Lapse (00:33)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 8 being built in 33 seconds.

  10. 25. Beam and Joist Installation (01:21)

    Learn smart tips for installing the outer beam and nailing the joists.

  11. 26. Making a Deck With Low Curves (03:58)

    Paul's design optimizes a large, empty yard and creates a relaxing space.

  12. 27. How to Build a Floating Deck on a Balcony

    Make better use of an exit off a second story bedroom by building a floating deck in the form of a Juliet balcony.

    Time:
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    Difficulty:
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  13. 28. Versatile Circular Saw (01:27)

    Here are a few smart buying tipsÂbefore purchasing a new circular saw.

  14. 29. Hints for Spacing Deck Joists (01:36)

    Discover timesaving tips and shortcuts for spacing the joists.

  15. 30. How to Install Floor Joists and Deck Boards

    Having established the deck perimeter, the floor joists are finished and the redwood decking is attached.

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

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