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JLC ??JUNE 1991 As a carpenter, I decided to specialize in decks 12 years ago because they weren't getting the attention I thought they deserved in the upscale communities in which I worked. Twelve years later as a contractor I'm still designing and building decks for a living with my crew of four. Although my market area is ideal — warm climate, a lot of disposable income, and an appreciation for design and craftsmanship — decks and porches are getting increased attention in many areas. And just as clients have become more sophisticated about the design of their homes, they are beginning to expect more than just a wood rectangle bolted