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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 76. Best Handrail Post Spacing (00:47)

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

  2. 77. Versatile Circular Saw (01:27)

    Here are a few smart buying tipsÂbefore purchasing a new circular saw.

  3. 78. Planning a Deck Project (00:31)

    Get started with a deck project using these straight-forward tips.

  4. 79. Episode 10 Deck Time Lapse (00:30)

    Watch the Decked Out deck in episode 10 being built in 30 seconds.

  5. 80. How to Build a Deck for a Hot Tub

    Learn how to build a deck that will hold a hot tub.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 81. Joist Hangers for Decks (00:48)

    Learn how these specialized supports hold joists in place.

  7. 82. How to Build Seating, Shade and Lighting Into Your Deck

    This multi-step project will spiff-up your deck with the addition of a shade canopy, a built-in bench and inset lighting.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 83. Building a Stairway Railing (00:44)

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

  9. 84. 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
  10. 85. Designing a Deck That's Narrow (03:58)

    Paul and the crew turn a narrow townhouse backyard into an outdoor oasis.

  11. 86. 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
  12. 87. Beam and Joist Installation (01:21)

    Learn smart tips for installing the outer beam and nailing the joists.

  13. 88. The Waterfront Deck (20:00)

    Paul and the gang build a deck masterpiece that matches a homes view.

  14. 89. Installing a Rail Cap (00:23)

    Give the rail sections a nice finished look by installing a rail cap.

  15. 90. Investing in a Good Level (00:31)

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

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