Designing a deck frame with more joists spaced closer together will be able to carry more weight, but for the design load of this deck (40lbs / square foot), 24
How many decks have you been on that bounce or vibrate under foot? Spacing 2x10 joists at 16 inches, instead of 24 inches, on-center provides a stronger
Build your own deck to meet your family's outdoor entertaining needs . Build a 24-foot beam made of doubled 2 x 12 boards on top of the row of posts parallel
24' Above Ground AC2 Green Pressure Treated Thick Deck Board. Nominal Dimensions: 5/4 in x 6 in x 24 ft, Wood Species: Pine or Spruce.
For the purpose of the article we'll look at a basic deck that is freestanding, 24 feet long, rectangular and with one set of stairs. However, before you get started
The outside edge of the deck is constructed with a board the same width as At 24 inches oc, the maximum span for a yellow pine 2-by-12 is 15 feet, 5 inches.
The average 12x24-foot deck can be installed in a couple of weekends by anyone -- man or woman, young or old -- with modest carpentry skills and a few