Building Decks - Scott Schuttner

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Techniques for Building Basic to Sophisticated Decks

Here's the hands-on information you need to build any kind of deck-- from the most basic to the most sophisticated.

On this tape, professional carpenter Scott Schuttner builds two decks--one a simple, single-level deck that demonstrates the basic principles of deck construction; the other a custom wraparound deck complete with stairs, planters and built-in seating. At each step of the deck-building process, you see firsthand how Schuttner uses his proven, professional techniques to get high-quality results. For example, Schuttner shows you how to:

- Dig and pour footings
- Install leak-free ledgers
- Build framework that's square, level and solid
- Install strong, good-looking railings

No matter what your skill level, seeing Schuttner at work will help you tackle your next deck project with confidence, This download is a companion to Schuttner's book, Building and Designing Decks.

Every classic Fine Woodworking video takes you right into an expert woodworker's shop. You'll see firsthand exactly how to do the work-the tools, the techniques, and the subtle rhythms of each process. Now reissued in a downloadable format, this timeless information is even more accessible.

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Media TypeVideo
Number of Programs2


Program Title Duration
Building Decks - Part 1 1:00:46
Building Decks - Part 2 09:31
Total Time 1:10:17