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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 46. 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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  2. 47. Compacting Sand (00:38)

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

  3. 48. Precise Deck Board Spacing (01:21)

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

  4. 49. Fast Formula for Square Decks (00:57)

    Take a quick geometry lesson before you begin building your deck.

  5. 50. Episode 9 Deck Time Lapse (00:30)

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

  6. 51. 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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    Moderate to Hard
  7. 52. Building a Grown-Up Deck (03:51)

    A stone pad with no shade is incorporated into a relaxing private retreat.

  8. 53. Indispensable Worktable (00:58)

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

  9. 54. How to Install Floor Joists and Deck Boards

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

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    Weekend
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    $250 - $500
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    Moderate to Hard
  10. 55. Limestone Around Deck Footings (00:26)

    Paul explains why crushed stone is placed around foortings.

  11. 56. Design Your Dream Deck (02:01)

    Do a little homework and design a deck that fits your family's needs.

  12. 57. Taking Back Control (20:00)

    The crew gets busy building the deck, only to discover problems & setbacks.

  13. 58. Deck Canopy Tips (02:44)

    Weekend Handyman tips and directions for building an over-deck canopy.

  14. 59. Episode 7 Deck Time Lapse (00:36)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 7 being built in 36 seconds.

  15. 60. Tips for Cutting Deck Boards (01:30)

    Cut decking boards like a pro with this simple system from Jeff Wilson.

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