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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Know Your Deck Terminology

    The experts at DIY Network give a primer on terminology needed when planning and building a deck.

  2. 32. Precise Deck Board Spacing (01:21)

    Find out how to space the deck boards properly for optimal drainage.

  3. 33. How to Build Seating, Shade and Lighting Into Your Deck

    This multi-step project will spiff-up your deck with the addition of a shade canopy, a built-in bench and inset lighting.

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    Difficulty:
    Hard
  4. 34. Deck Tools & Tips (01:41)

    The Weekend Handyman demonstrates deck-building tips and tools.

  5. 35. Joist Installation (01:33)

    Tom Gerlach gives advice on how to install joists when building a deck.

  6. 36. Must-Have Building Permit (01:04)

    Plan ahead and prevent future problems by obtaining a building permit.

  7. 37. The Deck with Curves (20:01)

    Paul and company build an amazing deck that actually curves.

  8. 38. Episode 6 Deck Time Lapse (00:37)

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

  9. 39. Deck Dominator (03:28)

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

  10. 40. Building Deck Steps

    This DIY Basic will provide tips on building deck steps.

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  11. 41. The Deck That's Small (20:01)

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

  12. 42. Episode 2 Deck Time Lapse (00:33)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 2 being built in 33 seconds.

  13. 43. Limestone Around Deck Footings (00:26)

    Paul explains why crushed stone is placed around foortings.

  14. 44. How to Build Custom Deck Railings

    With the deck floor complete, build custom railings. The decks support posts serve as mounts for the new railing system.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  15. 45. How to Install a Deck Floor

    The DIY to the Rescue team shows how to install flooring for a deck.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard

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