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Woodworking: 7 decks you can DIY in one weekend

Johannes van Graan Johannes van Graan
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Wood, woodworking—the whole thing can seem difficult and and overwhelming, but as long as you've got some DIY spirit, you'll manage. 

Timber decking can be used in a number of ways: as part of garden landscaping, to extend living areas of houses, and as an alternative to stone-based features such as patios. And since you work so hard during the week, we understand that you’d like some time off on weekends to relax.

Thus, see herewith 7 small decks that you can easily build in a weekend – maybe even less!

1. A simple (yet stylish) little patio with built-in potter – easy peasy!

2. Doesn’t this timber-clad space seem so relaxing?

3. Ever thought of adding some decking to a garden balcony?

roof garden with timber deck:  Patios by Human Voice Architects
Human Voice Architects

roof garden with timber deck

Human Voice Architects

4. Add some glass balustrades to immediately enhance that modern style.

modern Garden by Yorkshire Gardens
Yorkshire Gardens

Eco-decking for a sturdier structure

Yorkshire Gardens

5. Perfect for a little spot of tea in the garden!

6. We love how the decking contrasts with the lush greens of this garden.

modern Garden by Borrowed Space
Borrowed Space

Seating Area

Borrowed Space

7. How about using decking to neatly frame your swimming pool?

After picture of new lawn and paving near the pool.: minimalistic Garden by Helen Sparg Landscape Designer
Helen Sparg Landscape Designer

After picture of new lawn and paving near the pool.

Helen Sparg Landscape Designer

Speaking of pools, we’re going to show you How to build a pool: 11 step-by-step examples.

Which wooden deck would you like to copy for your home?
modern Houses by Casas inHAUS

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