building your own deck deck, instructions on how to 12 3

Leveling your deck using pre fab footings and fixing the joists





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connecting decking boardsfastening boardsinstalling deck boards

Now connecting the decking boards screwed precisely to the framework

While fastening the boards, the deck boards should not slip. Slipping is to be avoided with a chisel. Since wood works, air must be able to circulate, so a space between 3-5 mm must be remained. Using a spacer to ensure exact spacing between the wood deck boards

To start installing your deck boards is best from the entrance, floorboard for floorboard

remaining deck piecesdeck installationplacing deck pieces

The small remaining deck pieces between the last deck board and the wall is to be fitted exactly



The deck is already taking shape. Through the wood covering the surface everything looks more generous

Around the light perfect fit tailored pieces bolted directly on the concrete

construction wood terracedecking boards fastenedguide rail boards

The construction of the terrace side is supported by the concrete block boundary, carrying both timber and plank decking

When all decking boards are installed and fastened, a marking is edged, here with some overhang

Along a guide rail boards are cut exactly to the appropriate length with a circular saw

deck installed finished


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