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Top 100 Deck Building Projects

  1. 76. Compacting Sand (00:38)

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

  2. 77. Must-Have Building Permit (01:04)

    Plan ahead and prevent future problems by obtaining a building permit.

  3. 78. Decking Spacing Basics (00:51)

    Keep deck spacing completely uniform with these easy tricks.

  4. 79. How to Add a Deck to the Home

    A deck addition expands your outdoor living space and could increase your home's resale value.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 80. The Deck That's Narrow (20:01)

    Paul achieves one of his greatest transformations with this makeover.

  6. 81. Waterfall Deck (01:15)

    Explore a unique deck with a two-story waterfall feature.

  7. 82. Posts and Anchors for Decks (01:00)

    Get basic instructions for installing the support posts of the deck.

  8. 83. Building a Stairway Railing (00:44)

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

  9. 84. Deck Water Features (00:52)

    Paul explains how he added a water feature to a deck.

  10. 85. How to Build a Pergola Over a Deck

    Pergolas are tasteful shade structures that enhance the beauty of an outdoor landscape without blocking too much sky. Decorative lighti...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  11. 86. The Deck That's High (20:01)

    Paul and his crew build an unbelievably gorgeous elevated deck.

  12. 87. Baluster Rail Sections (01:29)

    Construct and install the baluster rail sections, one segment at a time.

  13. 88. Planning a Deck Project (00:31)

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

  14. 89. Deck Finishing Tips (01:16)

    Save time and get great results with these tips for trimming deck boards.

  15. 90. Creating a Horse Farm Deck (03:15)

    A dramatic three-season deck enables the homeowners to enjoy their view.

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