Decks: Step-by-Step Projects

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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 doesnt 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

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Chicago-based author STEVE CORY is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in how-to projects with more than 30 books to his credit. He has written extensively for Sunset/Lowe s, Stanley, Creative Homeowner, Meredith/Home Depot, and others.

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