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Curved mahogany deck

comments (3) May 27th, 2010 in Project Gallery
rvreca rvreca, member


This is a curved mahogany deck of my own design, with custom railing incorporating both stainless steel cable and wood infill. Wood infill was chosen at the wraparound to help hide the grill and visually separate it as a cooking area. The rest is all 316 SS cable to maintain views from inside the house as well from the deck. I'm still in the process of applying the skirting to hide the PT framing. Good construction practices have been followed, including all SS screws, deck joists protected with stick on membrane, all end grain sealed with a waxy end sealer. Penofin has been used to beautify and protect the wood.


Design or Plan used: My own design
posted in: Project Gallery, deck, mahogany, curved, cable railing, custom railing

Comments (3)

smosey smosey writes: That is a great deck. My father would have really have liked it as well. I love the design and that you have not constricted the view. Way to go.
Posted: 3:04 pm on May 29th

rvreca rvreca writes: Thanks gab55!
There could always be improvements, but so far none I could think of. Time will tell!
Posted: 4:39 pm on May 27th

gab55 gab55 writes: This is the most beautiful deck, I have ever seen....the design is most pleasing and the construction looks to be superior. Would you do anything differently? It looks to be perfection!
Posted: 3:55 pm on May 27th

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