, The International Residential Code (IRC) specifies that decking material must be made of dimensional lumber with a inch nominal thickness Each decking segment must Rick s Fencing provides materials, design, service and installation of cedar decks in the Pacific North West For all contributions from
Side Walls Corner Post and Mid Wall Supports Installation in the Ground Fill Tar Top for Post Cedar Board Stock The cheapest cedar board available seemed to be the standard cedar deck planking Its about wide by long The cheapest source we found for the boards was Menards at a piece.
, Use Trus Joist TJI joists or kiln dried, performance tested lumber, such as Weyerhaeuser Framer Series lumber, which is more dimensionally stable than green lumber Not letting a Prior to finished floor installation, walk the subfloor to check for squeaks, missing fasteners, improper nailing, etc.
When building handrails for a wood deck, make sure to check your local building codes first to find out the acceptable railing height, space between balusters, and distance between posts that is required Danny Lipford Once you ve completed installing deck boards on your deck, you ll want to add handrails We re using
, Depending on how our clients choose to install the Ipe decking, we may have to rout a groove for clip fasteners, but at most, that is all we are doing to the wood before shipment As a decking material, Ipe is air dried to around moisture content, before it is milled in South America into deck boards.