Tag: deck


Project Cost: $7,500

New Cable Railings

This was a small project with a big view in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Our clients came to us looking to update their old railing system to a new modern style that optimized the view. We removed the old railing and installed metal posts around the deck perimeter. Between the posts we…
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Coastal Deck

For this coastal project we built a second story deck to take full advantage of the incredible views. We wanted to make the new outdoor space an extension of the living room. We replaced two of the windows with a sliding glass door, opening up the living room to the new deck. To ensure durability…
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California Modern Deck With Corten Steel

This project was initially an old rotted deck on a well designed modern home. It was above a beautiful patio that only had three support piers to stabilize the long expansive old deck. In order to engineer it properly, we made a custom flitch plate beam to meet a 17 foot span of the new…
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The Challenge of Demolition

This is a simple story of a deck that rotted away. The doubled-up (sisterred) joists had collected moisture between them and rotted out in a few places. These were 100 year old pine boards next to newer pressure treated pine… as you might have guessed, in those sisterred areas the old pine out-performed the new…
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An Outdoor Living Space

This deck was built at floor-level on sturdy concrete footings and wood post-and-beam framing. Which means it feels like the deck is a natural extension off the room. The height and size is perfectly comfortable and clearly distinguish the deck from the green space below. The materials are mostly pressure treated lumber except for the…
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Connected Cedar Decks with Cable Rails and Trellis

Creating this deck was a special solution to an issue of fragmented space. The homeowners had two old decks separated by a large yard. They envisioned a project that would unite the two decks and connect the outdoor spaces. We redesigned their old decks with cedar and built a third deck to connect the two.…
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Circular Bench with Firepit

This project was designed for a homeowner who didn’t have any usable yard space in their home. They asked us to come up with a creative solution to purpose their narrow outdoor space. The existing space had been closed off on one side, making it dead from usage. Our idea was to create a circular…
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Cumaru Deck with Border Details

Choosing a decking material that complimented this home lead us to cumaru. Cumaru decking is a beautiful wood that varies in color. By using cumaru for the deck, we matched the red hues of the house. The warm color tones were striking in the special floor details we designed. Patterns stood out in a unique…
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Ipe Deck with Pergola

This project consisted of a deck at the main entrance featuring an ample pergola, ipe tropical hardwood, and the burnt wood process known as shou sugi ban.  The dark burnt wood is an excellent contrast to the pressure treated framing. Of course, we used reinforced concrete footings and sturdy post and beam construction. This deck…
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