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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Building a Deck Bench (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for building a deck bench.

  2. 32. The Deck with Levels (20:01)

    A boring backyard is turned into a multi-level dream-deck oasis.

  3. 33. Setting Deck Support Posts (01:39)

    Tips for installing the support posts and steel post anchors.

  4. 34. Investing in a Good Level (00:31)

    Find out why you should invest in a high-quality level for your tool box.

  5. 35. Building a Stairway Railing (00:44)

    Use basic building techniques for this final step of the deck project.

  6. 36. Planning a Deck Project (00:31)

    Get started with a deck project using these straight-forward tips.

  7. 37. Limestone Around Deck Footings (00:26)

    Paul explains why crushed stone is placed around foortings.

  8. 38. How to Build a Spiral Staircase

    Learn how to build an outdoor spiral staircase that allows people to go from upper to lower deck without going inside the house.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 39. Building a Dry-Rot-Free Deck (00:03:30)

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

  10. 40. 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
  11. 41. 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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    Cost:
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    Difficulty:
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  12. 42. Deck Building (00:13:00)

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

  13. 43. 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. 44. Protecting Your Deck (01:23)

    Protect your deck from all the elements.

  15. 45. How to Add Stairs to Your Deck

    Building deck stairs will provide ready access to the yard and add value to your home.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

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