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xx   DECK

Making your own spindle railing for a porch or deck. How to lathe turn a large quantity of similar, but not necessarily identical, spindles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1994 (v.17#9) pg. 45

How to lay out a set of stairs for a deck. Calculating the dimensions for tread, riser, and stringer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #348 May 1994 (v.44#5) pg. 10

Restoring a deck railing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #362 Oct 1995 (v.45#9) pg. 56

Build a privacy fence to replace a conventional deck railing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #389 Jun 1998 (v.48#6) pg. 38

Advice on supporting exterior stairs leading to a wooden deck.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #76 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 16

Fantail deck stairs. Radiating stringers and concentric treads result from simple geometry.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #83 Aug-Sep 1993 pg. 74

Innovative deck railings. Using wood, glass and steel to build deck railings that stand out from the crowd.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #104 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 48
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #105 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 8

Production setup for deck railings. A simple indexing fixture used to lay out sections of deck railing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #113 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 pg. 30

Deck railing options. Design and building tips.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 41

The rail thing. Five easy-to-build railings that add style to any deck. (1) Railing with built-in seating. (2) Chippendale railing. (3) Curved railing of steel tubing and mahogany. (4) Turned balusters and post finials form a traditional-style railing. (5) Clear glass panel between wooden posts.
HOME MECHANIX #757 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.87) pg. 48

Railing ideas for decks. (1) Curved railing. (2) Heart-shaped cutouts in balusters. (3) Oriental lattice. (4) Cedar louvers.
HOME MECHANIX #797 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.91) pg. 55

Tip on using thin stainless-steel cables as part of a deck railing in order to avoid blocking the view.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #827 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.94) pg. 32

Deck railings of distinction. (1) Built-in bench that hangs out beyond the railing. (2) Wind barriers of tempered safety glass. (3) Railing of wood and metal tubing.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #834 Apr 1999 (v.95) pg. 36

Deck railing system uses tenoned rails and stiles to provide strength and support. Posts have recessed lighting behind louvers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #107 Aug 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 70

Simple step building for a low deck using 2X lumber, a framing square and these tricks of the trade.
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 16

High-style deck railing features large corner columns which double as planter boxes.
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 72

Building a staircase. (1) Finishing a professionally-built stairway. (2) Installing a prefabricated staircase. (3) Building open-riser deck or porch stairs.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 38

Adding a custom deck rail with flat balusters and a separate hand rail.
WORKBENCH Aug 1997 (v.53#4) pg. 16