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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 46. How to Build a Deck

    A new deck can liven up a backyard.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  2. 47. Deck Bench with Planters (01:02)

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

  3. 48. How to Add Stairs to Your Deck

    Building deck stairs will provide ready access to the yard and add value to your home.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 49. Ledger Board Basics (01:37)

    Learn the tricks of the trade for leveling and installing the ledger board.

  5. 50. How to Build a Spiral Staircase

    Learn how to build an outdoor spiral staircase that allows people to go from upper to lower deck without going inside the house.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 51. Building a Stairway Railing (00:44)

    Use basic building techniques for this final step of the deck project.

  7. 52. Joist Hangers for Decks (00:48)

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

  8. 53. Natural Deck (04:33)

    Explore the wonderful world of deck options.

  9. 54. Episode 3 Deck Time Lapse (00:44)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 3 being built in 44 seconds.

  10. 55. Building Deck Steps (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for building deck steps.

  11. 56. Best Handrail Post Spacing (00:47)

    Calculate the best spacing for the handrail posts with these handy tips.

  12. 57. The Grown-up Deck (20:01)

    Paul gives Kim and Brad the "more" they wanted in their backyard.

  13. 58. Hints for Spacing Deck Joists (01:36)

    Discover timesaving tips and shortcuts for spacing the joists.

  14. 59. How to Build a Shade Canopy Frame To A Deck

    Step-by-step instructions for building a shade canopy frame structure for your deck.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 60. 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

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