September-October 2008 Table of Contents

Post-and-Beam Porch DAY'S END Post-and-Beam Porch

Photo essay on a post-and-beam porch Read more

DECK LEDGER Balancing Work and Play

An Idaho deck builder describes how time off helps her business Read more

Teach the Next Generation of Deck Builders Editor's Letter Teach the Next Generation of Deck Builders

Editor urges deck builders to help young carpenters Read more

LETTERS Oversized Bolt Holes; Contractor Reward Program

Oversized bolt holes don't meet code; Azek also has a contractor reward program Read more

Meeting Change Head-On Meeting Change Head-On

Stay on top of market conditions and consumer trends. Read more

DECKING NEWS LP Warns of Deteriorating Decking

Looking for the bottom of the housing market; LP warns of deteriorating decking; more Read more

The New Preservatives The New Preservatives

Confused by the alphabet soup of wood-treatment chemicals flooding the industry? Read on. Read more

Attaching Posts to a Rooftop Deck QUESTION & ANSWER Attaching Posts to a Rooftop Deck

Posts on a rooftop deck; new decking on old framing Read more

Compact and Powerful Table Saw TOOL KIT Compact and Powerful Table Saw

Compact DeWalt table saw; C.H. Hanson utility knife; Paslode finish nailer Read more

Preserving a Customer's Landscaping EYE FOR DESIGN Preserving a Customer's Landscaping

Preserving a customer’s landscaping Read more

New Deck, New Door New Deck, New Door

Adding an exterior door is more than just carpentry - plan on hiring an electrician, a plumber, and a drywall contractor. Read more

2008 Composite-Railing Roundup PRODUCTS 2008 Composite-Railing Roundup

A compilation of manufacturered composite deck railings Read more

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