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StoneBreaker Nailbender Work Gloves

StoneBreaker's new line of work gloves combine fit, flexibility, and durability.

These posts and rails are made of treated southern yellow pine, while the balusters are aluminum. Note the post-mounted built-in deck lighting, a great upgrade for dining after dark.

Custom Railings

While rail kits are popular, some deck builders prefer to distinguish their projects with custom site-built railing designs.

Vinyl, Composite, and PVC Fencing

Improved quality and durability has fueled demand for fencing that’s not made of wood

 
 
 

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The Magazine

September-October

In this issue: Guardrail Post Kits — Move Over, Wood Fencing — Favorite Railing Designs

 

In this Issue

  • Drones for Deck Builders

    Homeowners love to see aerial photos of their new deck, but check local laws before takeoff

  • these posts and rails are made of treated southern yellow pine, while the balusters are aluminum. note the post-mounted built-in deck lighting, a great upgrade for dining after dark.

    Custom Railings

    While rail kits are popular, some deck builders prefer to distinguish their projects with custom site-built railing designs.

  • Guardrail Post Kits

    Manufactured surface-mounted post kits won't warp or twist like 4x4 wood posts, but proper blocking is still the key to a strong...

 
 
 

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