How to build a timber deck

How to build a deck

Here’s a quick sample of the type of drawings that we sometimes produce for timber decks in Queensland. (Click on the link):

Sample deck Drawing

Don’t forget there are special rules for decks (and buildings in general) in bushfire prone areas. This design wouldn’t comply.

Cornell Engineers design timber decks for Queensland projects.

2 thoughts on “How to build a deck”

  1. this method is not good enough when you are building in a bushfire zone because the house wall needs to be cladded in a way that the framing timbers for decking if on fire cannot set fire to the floors and wlls of the house.

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