How to Design and Build Decks

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Solaris Group, 1995 - Reference - 96 pages
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Learn how to design the perfect deck for the yard, from choosing the best site, size, and shape to calculating the proper sizes of joists, posts, and beams. There are guidelines for drawing your own plans, ordering materials, and obtaining a permit, along with complete, step-by-step instructions for building a deck. Includes 102 color photos and illustrations.

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Planning Ahead
Buying and Ordering Materials
Building Your Deck

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Author of 15 home improvement books and guest on numerous talk shows as a home improvement expert.

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