Decks & Porches
Score and whack is the basic method, but whacking with a sharp block gets cleaner results
Exterior insulation can create transition problems. Here are a few solutions
Luxury housing development in Ecuador
Consistent deck screw placement and spacing between deck boards comes from a system of jigs and spacers
An organic post base connection that sheds water and looks like a million bucks
A Mashup of traditional architecture, modern technology, and good old gravity
Composite decking machines smoothly, joins well, and resists weather with the best of 'em.
How to keep the cuts consistent in less time
Four tips on sizing, dealing with frost, choosing hardware, and preventing uplift
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.