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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. Sill and Spacers for a Deck (00:44)

    For accurate measurement, find out how to use spacers to install a sill.

  3. 18. Stairway Stringer Layout (00:58)

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

  4. 19. Composite Decking (02:05)

    Indoors Out uses composite decking for a sturdy, low-maintenance deck.

  5. 20. Corner Handrail Posts (02:18)

    Get tips for installing the corner posts and the handrails.

  6. 21. Handrails and Supports (00:33)

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

  7. 22. Building a Deck Bench (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for building a deck bench.

  8. 23. How to Install Deck Flooring and Posts

    With the joists in place, now you can start to lay the deck flooring.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 24. How to Build a Pergola Over a Deck

    Pergolas are tasteful shade structures that enhance the beauty of an outdoor landscape without blocking too much sky. Decorative lighti...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 25. Deck Foundations and Footers (00:49)

    Find out more about digging and pouring a concrete footer.

  11. 26. The Horse Farm Deck (20:02)

    Paul and his crew are on hand to build a massive elevated deck.

  12. 27. Best Deck Materials (01:36)

    Learn about the variety of deck materials on the market today.

  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. Tips for Cutting Deck Boards (01:30)

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

  15. 30. Deck Basics and Terminology (01:30)

    Learn the basics of deck construction along with its terminology.

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