Home deck project

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Project by Sawdust posted 01-25-2012 07:37 PM 2010 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this 2 level deck at home last spring. Decking, rails, and walls are cypress, stained & sealed with Sikkens SRD.


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#1 posted 01-25-2012 08:02 PM

That is truly a gorgeous deck. How many SQ feet are we talking? I have seen some huge decks but yours is truly clean and beautiful.
Great Job

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#2 posted 01-25-2012 08:03 PM

Nice job on that deck! And such a great setting it’s in too!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 01-25-2012 08:12 PM

Great job, looks like a great place to hangout and have some wine!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-25-2012 08:18 PM

Wow that’s a very impressive deck,very nice.

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#5 posted 01-25-2012 11:57 PM

Looks wonderful! You did a great job!!


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#6 posted 01-26-2012 12:00 AM

Beautiful deck and setting…..very inviting and comfortable. Just wondering about building codes in your area. We couldn’t get away with an open railing like yours. Their are height requirements and a minimum spacing requirement between spindles….4 inches….to keep the kids from falling through. I am envious of the open feeling you have achieved.

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#7 posted 01-26-2012 12:15 AM


The deck was designed to follow the ground so that the distance from the finished deck to the ground is less than the requirement for a handrail/guardrail, so I decided to use an open timber rail.


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