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Video-Series Preview: How to Build Deck and Shed Foundations

comments (8) April 5th, 2012 in Blogs



Veteran builder Rick Arnold walks us through the preliminary steps for two popular outdoor construction projects.

These videos are excerpted from two Fine Homebuilding's members-only series covering the complete processes of building sheds and decks. Learn how to do everything from measuring and laying out holes for footings to leveling the tops of blocks and piers to accept deck or shed-floor framing.

 

Online members can watch entire how-to video series on building sheds, decks, and more.


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Comments (8)

pebbles10 pebbles10 writes: Designere og samlinger, Tiffany fortrylle
Posted: 2:53 pm on May 28th

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Posted: 11:21 pm on May 11th

larsonbrent larsonbrent writes: Things to consider when shopping for the best hard disk drives
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Of course, you can easily see there are so many laptop hard drive for sale online, when purchasing a hard drive, it's okay to purchase more gigabytes than you actually need, just like me, I love installing lots of games, so I bought a big sony laptop hard drive in advance. However, if you were to purchase less gigabytes than you actually need, this is not going to be okay because you won't be able to do the things that you want to do on your computer. Be sure to shoot for more disk space. Keep in mind that installing a hard drive on a laptop can be more complicated than installing a hard drive on a desktop computer. You also need to accommodate for the installation costs when you're going to have a company install this for you. Look online and do some comparison shopping so that you can find the best laptop hard drive for a price that makes sense for your budget.

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Thank you, useful.
Thank you, useful
But to be frank, it doesn't tell in detail what should we do to choose a best one, agree?
I don't think it's good to buy a new hard dirve, why not change the laptop? Lol.
Posted: 11:21 pm on May 11th

larsonbrent larsonbrent writes: Find out what to look for when you are shopping for a hard drive
Posted: 11:30 pm on May 9th

larsonbrent larsonbrent writes: What to Look for in a Hard Drive That You Are Purchasing?
When you are going to buy laptop hard drive, it is extremely important to look for one that is going to be fast and large enough to accommodate all of your files and data needs. It
Yeah, it's just what I need, I'm about to have a new one
I always use Dell Hard Disk Drives, what about you, guys?
Gateway!!!lol
Posted: 11:30 pm on May 9th

jimmymcjimjim jimmymcjimjim writes: Loved the video. Very educational. For those that don't want to do it themselves or don't have the time, Best Vinyl is a great place to

get the best vinyl fencing.
Posted: 6:01 pm on May 9th

Benjamin1988 Benjamin1988 writes: I definitely needed more knowledge in building foundations. Very helpful.

BENJAMIN RAUCHER
Posted: 6:02 pm on April 21st

frankysportfolio frankysportfolio writes: Great video ! Very informal and helpful. EIEIhome has some great tips on building great decks and different designs. Hope you enjoy the link!
http://www.eieihome.com/blog/great-deck-designs.html
Posted: 7:36 pm on April 12th

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