one way this old house general contractor tom silva ensures that mason's strings and deck framing are square when he is building a deck is by employing the 3-4-5 rule based on the pythagorean theorem : first, he tacks a double joist hanger to one end of the ledger and slips a side rim joist into place. then he marks the top of the ledger 3 feet from the corner and the top of the side rim
the area where my main deck frame was going to be was a pretty tight fit, so i built the frame out in my yard and moved it into place once it was complete. the frame was built with pressure treated 2x6 lumber. the outer frame was fastened together with 2 1/2' exterior decking screws . joists were hung every 16' on joist hangers .
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ctrl z if you're still in build mode. or you can use ctrl f to get the triangular tiles and just make a half tile. user info: missiletainn. missiletainn topic creator 10 years ago 3. thank you kindly. it's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
a sagging, collapsing or crooked deck is not only unsightly but also potentially dangerous. as with all structures, a long-lasting, durable and solid deck depends on a proper foundation. the foundation of a deck that rests on posts should be properly laid out, which involves making sure the posts are square.
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how to square up a deck or wall. using the 3,4,5 rule is demonstrated by contractor john in this video. a shortcut to square: the 3-4-5 'idiot proof' do it yourself deck build - step by
the single most-important framing member is the ledger board. once installed, it acts as a guide for a deck frame that’s level and square. it’s a good idea to mark joist locations on the ledger and on the front-facing rim joist before installation, when you can lay the framing members side-by-side on a pair of sawhorses.