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Oak framed deck

The stonework at Parks Cottage has recently been completed which means we finally got to install the outside decking area on the south side of the newly built oak framed house

The views down the valley are mildly spectacular on the worst of days, and so when the sun is shining the 30m2 of oak framed deck area is going to be hard to resist

The frame is short and stubby, so as not to require a handrail which would disrupt the views from inside the house……we still just managed to squeeze some dinky bracing in though for stability.

Jake and I installed the chunkily joisted frame on day 1, cutting the posts on site to suit the concrete pad levels.

Oak frame decking
How to lay Decking
Jacob oak frame Presteigne
Oak framed house decking
On day 2 we cut and fixed the dry oak decking boards with a 10mm spacing and 3″ stainless steel ring shanked nails, all piloted. Nice to do really repetitive work for a change and to give the brain a rest!
How to lay a deck
Decking oak framed house Presteigne
decking fixing boards
Decking edges
Like it? We do.
Decking Herefordshire Powys Shropshire
READ Rob’s blogs about the building of Parks Cottage on Homebuilding and Renovating here

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