Aug , Deck ninjas will likely express concern about the ground moving a bit on us with frost and runoff We plan on taking the Swift Current down over the winter (or maybe moving it home) so every spring I expect to re level the deck a bit as needed before reassembly It has been on the x deck for two months
Oct , There is a ramp on the left which brings you up to deck level, as well as stairs leading you back down to the rear yard of undergrowth and scrub and the way the deck is hung off the side of the house really accentuates how the house sits above the ground while reinforcing the horizontality of the design.
Aug , Located several inches off the ground, it also smooths the transition from indoors to outdoors A custom visual diversity The deck sits on the same level as the living room, flowing beautifully into the wood floored interior High wood walls shelter the deck and potted plants from any swirling winds.
In addition, we recommend you to dig deep holes in the ground and set the posts into concrete Plumb the posts with a spirit level before securing them temporarily with × braces Installing the girders After setting the wooden posts into concrete and making sure their tops are horizontal, you need to fit the girders.
Jan , Australia, this stilt house makes the most of sea views The wooden poles are driven deep into the soil below the sand, anchoring the house to the ground and ensuring maximum stability A curved roof mimics this slope, while the platforms upon which the house is built imitate the deck of a yacht or cruise
Attach horizontal × band joists to the playhouse posts at ground level, high, high, high, ? high, and high Attach joists for the second story playhouse floor to the high band joists Position shims on top of the floor joists to allow rainwater to drain off playhouse floor Attach ? treated plywood on top of the
Jul , HOW TO BUILD A GROUND LEVEL DECK Learn tips on how to easily build this These directions are for a ground level deck, but can easily be modified for an above ground application HOW TO BUILD A DECK Learn tips on how to easily build this simple deck Our wood pallet deck has served us well.
The first board the one that gets attached directly to the house was the hardest, because the patio is not level, so he had to cut the board level with the You wouldn t think a hunk a lumber could make such a difference to the look of our backyard and how often we use it, but I am S O L D on the idea of a deck vs a patio!
Jun , We had decided against a deck in front because with the sloping lot, the front of the deck would be about twelve feet above the ground That, and I didn t want After cutting the upright beams off level, the beam we just made is screwed to brackets attached to the uprights We temporarily cross brace to