DIY Floating Deck | PART ONE | frame + moisture barriers

DIY Floating Deck | PART ONE | frame + moisture barriers

My too-small concrete patio needed an upgrade, so I’m building a DIY floating deck that will extend off of the patio and provide lots more room for entertaining. In part one, I’m covering the build of the frame and efforts to prevent moisture issues. Also find out why you should use Ground Contact lumber for a project like this.

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miter saw –
drill –
drill bits –
impact driver –
GRK 2 1/2-inch screws –
GRK 3 1/8-inch screws –
GRK 4-inch structural screws –
4-ft level –
Ground Contact lumber – 2x6s, 2x4s, and 1x4s
composite shims –
3 3/4″ concrete screws –
hammer drill (if you don’t have one of these, you can get a kit that will adapt your impact driver) –
deck blocks –
flashing tape – (similar) or
landscape fabric –
shovel or mattock –
stainless steel brackets/joist hangers –

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Ugly Duckling House with Sarah Fogle says:

Thanks for checking out my deck project! If you liked this video, please consider subscribing to my channel!

Dean PD says:

Girls and their decks.

Jewl of the Nile Jewl of the Nile says:

U r a geniuses,I love it,specially your pooch,he kept running back & forth wanting too help U,ll build a deck. & your other dog he stood back cause he didn't want too help, only when the job was done then he,ll come & free load,lol lol,lolπŸ˜†πŸ˜†πŸ˜†

You Tube says:

a smoking hot girl like you with skill in the backyard and using power tools.. Almost every mans dream.. Good for you.. !!!

vantuan ma says:

Water proofing the wood is a great ideas! Where can i buy the tape? Thanks!

JosheyG34 says:

The real question is why would you ever use a Phillips screw

II_4_R_Z_II says:

Awesome job

francisco llanito says:

What about a list of materials..?

vantuan ma says:

Great Job for the first timer! Have you ever thought doing this at career? You have better knowledge than many men out there! Thanks for the video.

Moon Pie says:

Well – That's some strange things you did there, but I'm sure it will work out fine for you.

Bonai Robinson says:

Hi! How do I figure out the placement and measurement of the slope??

Jimmy Reuben says:

I think your dog really likes it.

Nancy Feekes says:

Hi Sarah! Proud of you girl!!! Looking for Part 2 of floating deck……please??? Thank you.

Proud White European says:

Great work. Can't find part two though.
I have a feeling this channel is gonna be huge. Keep those videos coming!

Wood.Work.LIFE. says:

Great work sarah! I wish my flowers were in as good of shape as yours too.

Jonny Builds says:

Awesome deck!

Jeremy S says:

Damn, beauty with building skills

jgclark45 says:

wiener dog wants to be a youtube star πŸ˜‰

YouCanMakeThisToo says:

This is coming along great! Can’t wait to see the rest.

Nestrs, LLC says:

Yes girl! πŸ™ŒπŸΌ Great project!

FFTGtv says:

Awesome "How To-", I'll definitely use a lot of those pointers when I build mine.

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