Carter Project - Fine Homebuilding
previous
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Shorten a Prehung Door
    Shorten a Prehung Door
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Buyer's Guide to Insulation
    Buyer's Guide to Insulation
  • The Hobbit House and More
    The Hobbit House and More
  • The Passive House Build
    The Passive House Build
  • Remodeling in Action
    Remodeling in Action
  • How to Install Housewrap Solo
    How to Install Housewrap Solo
  • Video: Build a curved step
    Video: Build a curved step
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Play the Inspector Game!
    Play the Inspector Game!
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Electrical Articles & Videos
    Electrical Articles & Videos
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
next
Decks and Outdoor Projects Photo Gallery View the decks and outdoor projects gallery Post your project photos


Carter Project

comments (2) April 20th, 2009 in Project Gallery
maryquayle maryquayle, member


This beautiful home on the water needed a deck to transition with the hillside slope.  A landing outside of french doors steps down to a large deck area with a pergola overhead and bar sitting area above outdoor kitchen looking out to the water.  The deck then steps down again to an area perfect for dining with a natural stone built in barbeque.  This level also has a stone sitting wall instead of railing to allow for unobstructed water views.  Decking material is Ipe and painted Cedar facia and step risers.   It is beauiful and functional and ties seamlessly with the interior, creating a feeling of inside and outside working together.

Become a Fine Homebuilding Member

to view this article and over a thousand more

Learn More

Design or Plan used: My own design - Hal Quayle
posted in: Project Gallery, remodeling, architecture, additions, outdoor spaces, masonry, stonework

Comments (2)

hq3 hq3 writes: FR, The bar and grill area was done on a concrete and block footer with the deck built around it. The deck was within two feet of grade at this point. Thanks for the compliment. hq3
Posted: 7:19 pm on May 25th

FR FR writes: Outstanding deck. The combination of stone and decking is really nice. Would you mind telling me whether the kitchen was built on the deck framing or did you pour or block a concrete foundation?

Thanks.

FR
Posted: 9:24 am on May 18th

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.