How to Build a Deck: Composite Decking and Deck Railings
Composite deck materials add sophistication and durability to any deck. Here's how to install composite decking and deck railings. See the complete deck project from design to finishing touches at Lowes.com/BuildaDeck.
Laying Out Basic Stair Stringers - Fine Homebuilding
Former editor and veteran stairbuilder Andy Engel demonstrates the necessary steps, from finding the crown to using the first stringer as a template for the second.
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How to Build a Deck: Post Holes and Deck Framing
A safe, long-lasting deck needs proper footings and solid framing. Here's what you need to know. See the complete deck project from design to finishing touches at Lowes.com/BuildaDeck.
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How Many Footings Do I Need for a Deck?
Building a deck requires plenty of planning as well as the right materials and methods, but it's worth the effort. Once you've completed the new deck, you'll enjoy it for many years. Before starting to