This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and new content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this completely revised and expanded edition collects 11 new deckbuilding articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine, covering every aspect of deck design and construction, from the pros and cons of the newest decking materials to recent changes to the building code. Building Decks guides the reader through the entire process from first footings to final finishes, sharing insider secrets that only the pros know.
About the Author
All contributing authors are seasoned professionals whose articles have appeared in Fine Homebuilding magazine.
Since 1981 Fine Homebuilding has been providing information and inspiration to everyone who cares about quality home improvement and construction. the magazine is the best source of home improvement information and helps readers build projects better, faster, and more efficiently.
Table of Contents
Part 1. FRAMING A DECK
Part 2. PUTTING DOWN THE DECKING
Part 3. RAILINGS AND STAIRS
Part 4. DETAILS AND DESIGN
PART 5. BUILDING A DECK