It's easy to make a mistake when planning your deck. Here are 5 things that you should avoid at all costs.

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If you are up for a challenge read on and learn how to properly install a pattern board on your deck. In this instance it becomes part of a "Herringbone", or "Fishbone" decking pattern.

Gone are the days of plain-jane square boxes. Enhance your deck with an angled corner or two!

For a professional appearance, ditch the tablesaw and customize your framing so the final deck board doesn't have to be ripped to size.

Learn how to mix concrete quickly and easily with half the effort and fuss of the traditional wheelbarrow method.