Building a Weatherproof Deck

Building a weatherproof deck that will withstand any climate or condition, including: deck posts, butt joints, dry rot, ledger, cutting, fastening and types of lumber.



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Diagram 1: Major deck components.
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Bill Yasinski perched on his newly completed deck in Catskill, NY. Measuring 10 feet by 18 feet and designed as an elevated entryway to Mother's log cabin; the deck, complete with footings, took just over two days to build.
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Diagram 2: Deck posts.
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Diagram 3: Butt joints.
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Diagram 4: Deck ledger.
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