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How to build a Victorian style gallery and wooden Deck or Terrace
( Build a Wrap-around Deck - Porch )




 

 

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  Building Steps
  1: Demolition - Installing ledger board
  2: Screw piles for deck or patio
  3: Deck framing - The joists
  4: Decking Deck and Porch
  5: Build Stairs and Deck Railings
  6: Finishing Victorian Wrap-around deck
 
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Build wooden deck / patio and covered Victorian style wrap-around porch at Domaine Le Jardin des Patriotes

In 2009, we made a major renovations to the house built in 1952.

To restore a country style, we decided to carry out a large gallery that will wrap-around the house.

So, enjoy the beautiful view of the Saguenay River and Fjord, we also built a huge patio / terrace behind the property.

Build a deck - Buid a Terrace - Build Patio - Build a Porch - Build a Wrap around deck

 

 


Deck Demolition before to Build Terrace - How to build a Deck
 

Wooden deck and terrace
(DIY Building Plan)

Demolition and ledger board:

 

The last owner of the house had built a deck / terrace with untreated wood. You can see the result here !

The lowest is still standing because it is treated wood.

   

How to Build a deck - Deck building Plan
 

Wooden deck and terrace
(Building Plan)

Demolition and ledger board:

 

Demolish a 28' x 15' deck
(8,5 meters X 4,57 meters) required to wear boots and safety glasses.
 

Start with the floor and then the joists.

Get boards in good condition for other work.

Cut and store other pieces of wood to wood shed. Ideal for a bonfire.

 

   

Ledger Board - Installing Ledger Board for new Deck
 

Wooden deck and terrace
(DIY Building Plan)

Demolition and ledger board:

Once the demolition was done, we can begin construction.

 

Here we see the house rim.

 

 

   

How to install Ledger Board for Deck building - Build Deck
 

Wooden deck and terrace
(DIY Building Plan)

Demolition and ledger board:


Take this step to correct the defects of the house rim.

Here we must fill the holes and insulate.

   

Deck Ledger Board - House Rim - DIY Deck Plan
 

Wooden deck and terrace
(Building Plan)

Demolition and ledger board:

 

The ledger board of the new deck should be attached to the house rim. It must be installed at the height of the floor inside the house.

Fixing:

Use lag screws, hex head bolts and washers.

   



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