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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 31. Low-Level Deck Footings (00:53)

    Paul explains how low-level footings help with drainage.

  2. 32. How To Build a Floating Deck

    A floating deck adds a great elevated place to sit and enjoy a view of a yard. Only a few inches off the ground, this platform takes a ...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 33. Focal Point Deck Staircase (00:34)

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

  4. 34. Deck Planning and Design 101 (02:45)

    Create your own comprehensive plan before you start building a deck.

  5. 35. Best Water Sealing for Decks (02:03)

    To properly protect a deck, consider applying water sealer or a stain.

  6. 36. Episode 6 Deck Time Lapse (00:37)

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

  7. 37. Natural Deck (04:33)

    Explore the wonderful world of deck options.

  8. 38. Joist Hangers For Decks (00:23)

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

  9. 39. Deck-Building Tools (02:23)

    Brad Staggs covers consumer info on deck-building accessories.

  10. 40. Blog Cabin Deck (01:00)

    A quick guide to installing a deck like the Blog Cabin's.

  11. 41. How to Add Built-In Seating to Your Deck

    The DIY team gives you step-by-step instructions for adding a built-in bench to a wood deck.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  12. 42. Deck Railings and Balusters (01:06)

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

  13. 43. Precise Deck Board Spacing (01:21)

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

  14. 44. Indispensable Worktable (00:58)

    For projects around the home, build your own temporary worktable.

  15. 45. Episode 9 Deck Time Lapse (00:30)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 9 being built in 30 seconds.

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