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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Front Porch Deck (03:36)

    See the installation and finishing of a wood deck.

  2. 32. Planning a Deck Project (00:31)

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

  3. 33. How to Apply Blocking to Decks (00:46)

    Why you should consider adding blocking before installing the decking.

  4. 34. Deck Railings and Balusters (01:06)

    Follow this mathematical formula to get started with cutting the balusters.

  5. 35. Episode 12 Deck Time Lapse (00:39)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 12 being built in 39 seconds.

  6. 36. 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.

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  7. 37. How to Construct a Deck Perimeter

    With the support posts anchored in dried concrete, the next step in the project is constructing the deck perimeter.

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    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 38. How to Build a Composite Wood Deck

    Outdoor structures such as decks built with composite wood will last longer and require less maintenance than ordinary lumber. Plus, it...

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    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 39. Joist Hangers for Decks (00:48)

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

  10. 40. How to Install Stair Stringers (01:14)

    Jeff Wilson explains what you need to know about installing stringers.

  11. 41. Joist Hangers For Decks (00:23)

    Find out why joist hangers will increase the strength of your deck.

  12. 42. How to Build a Backyard Deck

    Building a deck can be a pricey option that requires careful planning, special tools and a lot of material.

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  13. 43. Know Your Deck Terminology

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

  14. 44. Deck Bench with Planters (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for building a deck bench with planters.

  15. 45. Protecting Your Deck (01:23)

    Protect your deck from all the elements.

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