Upper level deck

Project by a1Jim posted 124 days ago 4606 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a upper level deck that we built.We tore down an existing deck the same size and had to start over, The lower cantilevered supports had partially rotted away ,so we cut off the dry rotted portion of some of the supports and half lapped a new section on and added vertical post were that was not possible.The half lapped supports came out very well if I do say so myself.

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posted 124 days ago

Nice job on the railings. Interesting floor plan. Is this in a flood plain? or near an ocean front beach?

I remember seeing most of the beach houses in Marco island were like this.


-- mark - Grayslake IL.

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posted 124 days ago

You nailed it Mark, It’s River front. Kind of plain Jane build but it’s what the customer wanted.

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posted 122 days ago

Nice job Jim. Decks are probably my favorite thing to build.

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posted 97 days ago

Hey Jim,

Well built. Too bad they couldn’t take advantage of what you could really do for them.

-- Working on my home for 2 years and counting.

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