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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 16. Estimating Deck Materials (02:06)

    Learn how to estimate materials for any deck building project.

  2. 17. How to Build a Deck

    A new deck can liven up a backyard.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 18. Replacing a Waterfront Deck (03:48)

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

  4. 19. How to Build a Shade Canopy Frame To A Deck

    Step-by-step instructions for building a shade canopy frame structure for your deck.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 20. Compacting Sand (00:38)

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

  6. 21. Episode 6 Deck Time Lapse (00:37)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 6 being built in 37 seconds.

  7. 22. How to Add a Deck to the Home

    A deck addition expands your outdoor living space and could increase your home's resale value.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 23. Beam and Joists Basics (01:02)

    Learn how to install the first beam and joist using a pneumatic nail gun.

  9. 24. Installing a Deck (01:08)

    One-minute version of building a subframe and installing composite decking.

  10. 25. How to Build a Deck

    A step-by-step guide gives you all the secrets for constructing a deck.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 26. Installing a Rail Cap (00:23)

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

  12. 27. Cutting Joists with Accuracy (01:04)

    Get professional tips on cutting boards to a perfect length.

  13. 28. Protecting Your Deck (01:23)

    Protect your deck from all the elements.

  14. 29. Visually Aligning a Deck Spine (00:39)

    Paul explains the importance of visually aligning the spine of a decm.

  15. 30. Efficient Splicing Techniques (00:27)

    Discover splicing techniques to properly install a diagonal pattern deck.

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