All New Building
Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.
Extract from back cover of book:
All New Building Decks provides the advice you need to design and build a deck for any home. In this completely new edition from the editors of Fine Homebuilding, our pros take you through every step of the process, from picking out the proper materials, through sizing your footings and making your ledger secure, to finishing up with custom railings and stairs. In this collection, you’ll find the advice you need to build a deck in any tricky real-world situation. With the site-tested tips and techniques that Fine Homebuilding is known for, All New Building Decks will help you build the safe, secure, and beautiful deck you’ve always dreamed of.
the best materials for your deck
Note: Some American building methods may not be compatible with Australian Standards.
1 - Tools and Materials
2 - Deck Design and Planning
3 - Deck Framing
4 - Decking
5 - Railings and Stairs
6 - Complete Deck Guides