More stories about Decks

  • Senco’s Hidden Deck Fastener System

    Installing hidden deck fasteners just got a lot faster.  

  • National Nail Camo Edge Pro

    The Camo Edge Pro is an innovative way to install decking with hidden screws. It’s basically a jig for toe-screwing a large number of fasteners in a short period of time.

  • A Deck Builder’s Jobsite Drone

    Some folks would say this isn’t a tool. But it is.

  • Track Saws for Deck Builders

    Cabinet makers and flooring installers are not the only tradesmen who can benefit from the use of these tools.

  • Smart-Bit Deck Screw Depth Setter

    An O-ring and free spinning collar prevent this depth stop from marring the work.

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  • A Deck Builder's Tool Kit

    These specialized tools boost productivity and quality.

  • Restoring a Circular Porch

    Rot-resistant materials and better details extend the life of this unique coastal porch.

  • Slick Setup for Finishing Balusters

    This video by Mac MacDonald shows how he quickly prefinished 180 deck balusters by dipping them, temporarily nailing them to a support piece, and allowing the excess stain drain onto a sheet of plastic and be channeled into an oil pan.

  • Tools Up Close: Big Cordless Circular Saws

    For this article we tested four higher-voltage saws – 36-volt models from Bosch, DeWalt, and Hilti, and a 28-volt model from Milwaukee. We used them while framing and siding a house and for building a deck. Later, we performed a test to see how many cuts each saw could make per charge.