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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Episode 12 Deck Time Lapse (00:39)

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

  2. 32. The Low Curve Deck (20:01)

    Paul and his crew completely transform Andrew and Shirley's empty backyard.

  3. 33. Beam and Joists Basics (01:02)

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

  4. 34. How to Create an Outdoor Grilling Area

    Learn how to create a grilling area that is comfortable as well as functional.

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  5. 35. Joist Hangers for Decks (00:48)

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

  6. 36. Visually Aligning a Deck Spine (00:39)

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

  7. 37. Precise Deck Board Spacing (01:21)

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

  8. 38. Limestone Around Deck Footings (00:26)

    Paul explains why crushed stone is placed around foortings.

  9. 39. Investing in a Good Level (00:31)

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

  10. 40. Montgomery Pitch Degree Level (00:01:16)

    Check for level and plumb and now degree and pitch with this new level.

  11. 41. 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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  12. 42. Setting Deck Support Posts (01:39)

    Tips for installing the support posts and steel post anchors.

  13. 43. Quick and Easy Stair Treads (01:16)

    Complete this step of the project by installing the stair treads.

  14. 44. Compacting Sand (00:38)

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

  15. 45. Deck Bench Seat (02:57)

    Step-by-step directions for building a bench seat for a deck.

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