Deck Designs projects
Backyard Decks: Build an Island Deck
Built with composite decking and hidden fasteners, this maintenance-free backyard deck is designed to go together fast and to fit in anywhere in…
Dream Deck Plans
This small deck is packed with features: composite decking, cantilevered seating nooks, a cedar pergola, custom railing, cascading…
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Deck Privacy Fence
Convert a deck railing into a handsome privacy screen and block nosy neighbors, unsightly views, wind and noise. It's easy to build and will…
How to Build a Wood and Stone Deck
Construct an eye-catching cedar deck surrounded by a veneered stone wall that provides both privacy and seating. The article includes full…
Build a No-Rot, No-Maintenance Deck
Build this spacious, semi-private deck, which features planters, a handsome railing, low voltage lighting and a wide range of low maintenance,…
How to Build the Deck of Your Dreams
Learn key features and techniques for building first-class decks, including planters, shading ideas, stairs, durable materials, privacy screens,…