Consistent deck screw placement and spacing between deck boards comes from a system of jigs and spacers
Decks & Porches
Dope details don't just happen; they are planned and executed
An organic post base connection that sheds water and looks like a million bucks
The non-structural requirements are pretty simple for guard rails: if there's a fall hazard, make a guard, and keep it such that it will actually stop people from falling.
A Mashup of traditional architecture, modern technology, and good old gravity
Composite decking machines smoothly, joins well, and resists weather with the best of 'em.
Drill, Drive, DONE—Finally a concrete anchor that works
In places where climate zones are irrelevant, form follows function, and the function includes kicking back
A no-nonsense approach to efficient deck building
Four tips on sizing, dealing with frost, choosing hardware, and preventing uplift
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
OMG, the Ogee is an angle!
Two videos about layout, setting the base, laying the pavers, and filling the joints