Black and Decker Here's How...Decks: Build Your Very Own Deck in 12 Easy Steps

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Quarto Publishing Group USA, Jan 1, 2010 - House & Home - 96 pages
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Here's How...Decks offers the basics of  building an entire deck from start to finish, at a price never before offered. For less than $10.00, readers get complete instructions and illustrations for laying out and building a basic deck. Presenting this challenging project through a series of 12 easy-to-follow steps, the book makes deck construction easy and affordable for the value-conscious consumer. This book features the same quality information and world-class color photography made famous in the best-selling Complete Guide to Decks, but at a new, affordable price.
 

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Contents

Installing a Ledger
6
Locating Post Footings
14
Digging Pouring Footings
20
Installing Posts
24
Installing Beams
30
Hanging Joists
34
Laying Decking
40
Building Stairs
50
Building Stairs with Landings
58
Deck Railing Basics
68
Finishing a New Wood Deck
78
Ground Level Walkout Deck
80
Secondstory Walkout Deck
88
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Based in Minneapolis, MN, the editors of Creative Publishing international have produced dozens of America's best-selling do-it-yourself books on home repair, home décor, and landscaping. Among their best-known best-sellers is The Complete Guide to Decks, America's all-time best-selling book on deck construction.

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