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Some deck builders choose to sister the new joists back over the existing beam and install a new beam in front of the existing deck. The sistered joists are nailed into the sides of the existing joists and extend past the beam at least 6". Most people that add onto their decks also replace the decking and railings on the existing deck at

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If sistering deck joists to floor joists isn’t an option, adding a beam, posts, and footings can help to relieve some of the stress placed on the fasteners connecting the ledger to the end grain of the cantilevered floor joists.

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Learn a technique to strengthen your guard rails by installing a double rim joist and adding structural blocking to reduce bounce. Deck Framing Deck Blocking And Bridging

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Deck Joist Sizing and Spacing. Joists are the repeated structural members that are used to build a deck frame. The minimum size joist to be used in deck construction depends on the number of footings and beams that will be installed. Adding onto a Deck Angled Corners In A Deck Frame Building A Deck Over Concrete Steps Deck Support Columns

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The Brazilian hardwood garapa is being used for the new deck. Red cedar shingles are cut into a wave pattern. Furniture maker Steve Staples makes a custom table top out of reclaimed joists

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