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Ultimate Guide: Decks, Updated 6th Edition: 30 Projects to Plan, Design, and Build.

Fox Chapel Publishing

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Your ultimate guide to building the perfect deck!

  • 30 deck projects include complete plans and materials lists
  • Over 700 photos and illustrations in full color highlight clear, concise, friendly text
  • Step-by-step instructions for accomplishing the included deck designs
  • How to add the perfect deck—whether doing it yourself or working with a contractor
  • Code-compliant updates included in this updated 6th edition
  • Master deck builders created and provided the included designs


Add the perfect deck and enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your own home!

Decks continue to be one of the most popular additions to homes today as more and more homeowners seek to enjoy outdoor living and expand living space. Ultimate Guide: Decks, Updated 6th Edition leads you through the process of designing and building a deck, whether as a DIY project or when wanting to better understand how to work with a contractor.

Inside, you can choose from 30 designs created by the industry's leading master deck builders, with complete plans, materials lists, and more than 700 step-by-step color photographs that highlight the clear, concise, and friendly text. This valuable resource helps homeowners choose the ideal addition and make it a reality!

The authors provide helpful advice on generating ideas, selecting materials, and using tools as they lead you through the complete process. You'll find further inspiration in the dozens of deck designs and ideas from the nation's top deck designers and builders. Even a novice can create a finished deck using this complete guide, increasing your home's value by building one of the most popular additions that are most desired in the market.

This comprehensive, easy-to-read guide will walk you through the entire process of designing and building a deck from start to finish. With step-by-step instructions for accomplishing all the included deck designs, coordinating photography, materials lists, expert advice, and code-compliant information, this complete guide will ensure you build the deck of your dreams—whether you want to do it yourself or hire a contractor. This updated 6th edition includes revisions to comply with major deck codes implemented in recent years.

Build the deck of your dreams with the help of Ultimate Guide: Decks, Updated 6th Edition!