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Our project guides aim to give you an idea of the materials, tools and steps required to add decking, fencing and railway sleeper features to your garden or landscaping project.
• What is Timber Decking?
If you are looking for a way to add value to your home and create a stylish outside space for you and your family and friends to enjoy, then timber decking is a great way to do this.
• How to Build a Deck - Decking Basics
Design and construction is relatively easy - all you need to do is construct a frame from joists and add deckboards to create a flat patio. Additional posts, handrails and spindles create the complete deck look.
• Decking Materials List / Deck Materials List
You’ll need many different materials for decking construction so here is a handy list that you can take with you when ordering yourmaterials.
• How to Anchor Wooden Decking to a Wall Securely
Wooden decking structures can be attached to your house or an existing building using a ledger board. This guide shows you how to install and anchor your deck.
• How to use a nail gun to build decking
Using a pneumatic nail gun to construct decking makes the entire construction process much quicker and easier and avoids lots of hammering and pre-drilling.
• Setting and Installing Wooden Fence Posts for Garden Fencing
Whether you’re installing trellis panels, post and rail systems or lap fence panels, all require sturdy fence posts for a long life.
• How to Build a Post and Rail Fence
Post and rail fencing is ideal for using as a boundary fence as it looks attractive, can be tailored to suit your gardens needs and is relatively easy to build.
• Fence post removal – How to remove a broken fence post
The procedure to remove a fence post can vary depending on what kind of posts you are dealing with and how they are secured into the ground.
• Timber Railway Sleepers – New, Used, Hardwood and Softwood
Railway sleepers have become popular with landscapers and builders because they are hardwearing, long lasting and provide your garden with lots of character.
• Railway Sleeper Fixings and TimberLok Screws
TimberLok are first class screws that have an aggressive thread which can penetrate even the thickest railway sleeper without having to pre-drill any holes.
• Building a sand pit using Railway Sleepers
Building a sandpit using railway sleepers is probably one of the easiest tasks to undertake in your garden and will provide your children with hours of fun.