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 plans and materia
Laser cut screens and Laser cut panels - Miles and Lincoln
Miles and Lincoln - the UK's leading designer of laser cut screens for architecture and interiors, laser cut panels, balustrades and suspended ceilings
Why Deck Posts Should Not Be Set in Concrete
The photo on the left shows a post set in a bracket that has been mounted to the top of a footer. The photo on the right shows a post that has concrete poured around it, which can lead to a crack like you see here. When concrete is poured around a deck post in this way, the post will rot due to moisture buildup by the soil. Concrete tends to absorb moisture and wood expands when it gets wet, so these two factors combined will result in the wood breaking the concrete. By setting the pos…
Building a Gable end porch cover. Tying into existing roof
Hello everyone. I have read many posts on this forum, and have gained much knowledge from it. I am a home owner, with experience in framing, but by no...
How to Build Stairs
We are getting to the good part. With snow threatening to stick, and noticeably less light each day, winter is fast approaching up at the Momplex. We have been blessed with a beautiful fall (THANK YOU for your thoughts and prayers for good weather!), and are still optimistic about getting a roof on the Momplex and being able to work inside over the winter.
Porch Kit – 1200mm Apex Porch Canopy
1200mm Apex Porch Canopy The gallows brackets can be adjusted to take into account unique brickwork, lighting or window features. The canopy can be fitted to a maximum width of 1200mm. An elegant finial is available separately to enhance the traditional look of the apex canopy The kit consists of just the timber frame shown in the picture below. It does not include roof tiles etc
Free DIY Deck, Porch, Patio & Stair Plans | Build Your Own Deck
HOW TO BUILD A DECK with Instructions from California Redwood Association, American Wood Council, Southern Pine Council, Lowe's, Popular Mechanics, Sears and Others.
15 Modern Deck Building Tips and Shortcuts
There are lots of new decking products on the market, and deck building methods continue to evolve and improve. Here are some of the best tips and products for a great looking deck that will last decades.