Mike Guertin disusses ledger-flashing techniques that will work well in almost any climate zone.
Watch a time lapse of the construction of a modest backyard shop and storage space modeled after a historic garden shed.
A secure connection at top and a solid base to land on is key for a sturdy deck stair.
Calculate the rise and run, mark the stair notches, and then cut with a circular saw.
On this curved deck staircase, the stringers flare outward and treads and risers are gently bent.
Pro deck builder Bobby Parks builds stairs from the top down on this second-story deck.
Follow along with deck builder Scott Grice as he lays out and cuts the frame for a cedar railing.
Use off-the-shelf hardwood balusters to complete the railing.
Install low-voltage stair lights for safety and style.
LED post lights are simple to wire and connect.
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