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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Deck Basics and Terminology (01:30)

    Learn the basics of deck construction along with its terminology.

  2. 32. Focal Point Deck Staircase (00:34)

    Paul shows a funky focal point of a staircase being attached to a deck.

  3. 33. Installing Anchors and Beams (00:48)

    Build a strong deck with this method for installing anchors and beams.

  4. 34. The Grown-up Deck (20:01)

    Paul gives Kim and Brad the "more" they wanted in their backyard.

  5. 35. Deck Tools & Tips (01:41)

    The Weekend Handyman demonstrates deck-building tips and tools.

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

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

  7. 37. Setting a Structural Post (00:36)

    Paul explains how a structural post ensures that a pergoa will be solid.

  8. 38. The Deck That's Small (20:01)

    Thanks to Paul, this deck is as impressive as it is accessible.

  9. 39. Designing a Sideways Deck (03:39)

    An oddly shaped yard needs -- and gets -- a special outdoor living space.

  10. 40. Ledger Board Basics (01:37)

    Learn the tricks of the trade for leveling and installing the ledger board.

  11. 41. Sweat Equity IQ: Decks (01:00)

    Here are tips for building an outdoor deck, which can boost home equity.

  12. 42. Cutting Perfect Stringers (02:12)

    Create perfect stairway stringers with this efficient method.

  13. 43. 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
  14. 44. Low-Level Deck Footings (00:53)

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  15. 45. Episode 5 Deck Time Lapse (00:35)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 5 being built in 35 seconds.

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