boarding a 20 x 10 deck

If you're a regular reader, you know this detailed guide is the culmination of many days shadowing expert general contractor and carpenter Steve Wartman. I was on-site as he and his crew built this deck, taking pictures of the progress, documenting the work and discovering tips and tricks. I'm convinced 

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Here in Central & South Texas a 2x6x10 treated pine board is $7.77 tax. Building only a 2x6 framework with 2x6 top boards will take 64 boards with joists at 16" o.c. Then there's the girters or beams, posts, handrail components, screws (never nail a treated wood deck if you want it to stay together), stairs, 

Infuse 1 in. x 5-3 8 in. x 16 ft. Southern Barnwood Square Edge Composite Decking Board ( 10-Pack). Model#. $61410 package. Shipping 

This isn't as great an issue with dimensional lumber like 2x10s and deck boards; these boards are thin enough that the preservatives are usually driven throughout. Some swear decking boards should only be installed “bark side up, ” the theory being, if a board cups, boards laid “bark side up” will warp into a hump that 

The vertical deck board is for looks only. It makes everything look planned and polished. And there's virtually no waste. If I need to build a 20-ft.-wide deck, I'll make it about 19 ft. 6 in. and use all 10-ft. decking on both halves. That allows for 1-in. overhangs and cutting off some bad ends. Seaming also works well for solid 

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the width(3 1⁄2” or 5 1⁄2“) and the length(8′, 10′, 12′, or 16′). You'll also want to provide the joist spacing you are planning to use, eg. (12″, 16″, 20″, or 24”). If you want a deck flooring price estimate you can also include the price per board. If you need to estimate your railing balusters use our baluster calculator.

1" Square Edge Board Transcend Enhance Actual: .94 in x 5.5 in (24 mm x 140 mm) Select Actual: .82 in x 5.5 in (20 mm x 140 mm) Available Lengths: . 42" (1066 mm) Rail Height (1 box) (3.75 in x 3.75 in x 7 in or 95 mm x 95 mm x 177 mm external dimensions of insert); Surface Mount Post Hardware Wood (10 kits box) 

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