Selecting lumber is a balancing act—among budget, beauty, and the function of the lumber (whether it will be used for framing or for decking and railings). We'll walk . 2x2 — 1-1 2" x 1-1 2" 2x4 — 1-1 2" x 3-1 2" 2x6 — 1-1 2" x 5-1 2" 2x8 — 1-1 2" x 7-1 4" 2x10 — 1-1 2" x 9-1 4" 2x12 — 1-1 2" x 1-1 4" 4x4 — 3-1 2" x 3-1 2"
Weed cloth was laid down, 1'x1' pavers were placed at each corner of the deck and at the junction of where pallet corners would land, then we arranged the pallets on top. Leftover drywall screws were used to fasten the pallets to each other and scrap lumber was used to fill in the gaps between pallets.
Compare deck boards to find the type that best fits your site and budget. There are three main categories of deck boards, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Natural woods: The rich, natural color of redwood and cedar looks fantastic when the deck is new. These woods are also naturally stable and tend to lie
Easy to build, do-it-yourself Rona deck material packages have been pre-planned in a wide range of styles and sizes to fit every need and budget. Package includes: 4x4 pressure treated joists; 2x4 pressure treated fascia on both sides; coated screws, galvanized nails, building hardware; your choice of decking material
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Each year approximately 75 percent of all new decks are covered with pressure-treated (PT) decking. The understructure frame—posts, beams, joists—of virtually every deck is made of PT lumber. PT decking is the most affordable and widely available material. The most common size of treated decking is