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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 46. Deck Planning and Design 101 (02:45)

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

  2. 47. Installing Anchors and Beams (00:48)

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

  3. 48. The Horse Farm Deck (20:02)

    Paul and his crew are on hand to build a massive elevated deck.

  4. 49. Estimating Deck Materials (02:06)

    Learn how to estimate materials for any deck building project.

  5. 50. Second-Story Glory (02:45)

    A two-story addition with a veranda roof deck makes this castle complete.

  6. 51. Getting Started on a Deck

    From the plan drawings to the joists, what you do at the beginning when building a deck can make a difference in both the ease in compl...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 52. How to Install Floor Joists and Deck Boards

    Having established the deck perimeter, the floor joists are finished and the redwood decking is attached.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  8. 53. How To Build a Deck for a Grilling Area

    No outdoor kitchen is complete without a grilling area. Here's how to construct the deck portion.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 54. 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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    Difficulty:
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  10. 55. Cutting Joists with Accuracy (01:04)

    Get professional tips on cutting boards to a perfect length.

  11. 56. Setting Deck Support Posts (01:39)

    Tips for installing the support posts and steel post anchors.

  12. 57. Deck Railing Safety Tips (00:04:11)

    Here are expert tips for building and properly maintaining a deck railing.

  13. 58. Composite Decking (02:05)

    Indoors Out uses composite decking for a sturdy, low-maintenance deck.

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

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

  15. 60. Types of Decking Materials (00:57)

    Paul elaborates on the three decking materials he's using in a project.

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