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Fran J. Donegan, Jennifer Calvert, Nora Grace
Creative Homeowner, 2008 - House & Home - 96 pages
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Readers who are looking for a basic reference guide to help them with their next decking project need look no further than the Smart Guide: Decks. The book presents more than 200 full-color illustrations and detailed step-by-step instructions on everything from how to lie out and set footings to framing a deck, adding decking, and attaching railings and stairways to a finished deck. Advice and tips are presented in an easy, clear, concise format. Written with the do-it-yourselfer in mind, Smart Guide: Decks covers all the basics, as well as ideas for various types of railings and decking patterns. Included are a complete tools and material section, comprehensive index, and glossary of important terms.

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My husband says this book is a good tool, but doesn't have as much information as a more detailed deck book. It is a good book though and will give you some great pointers. ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Steve Cory is a builder, remodeler and author. He has written numerous books for Creative Homeowner. Steve lives and works in Chicago.

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